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Life Under the 'Clapping for Carers' Radar – Part Three

Blog posted on Friday 16 October 2020

Tina Turnbull of People Matters looks at the long-term post virus implications for small organisations in the third of this three part blog series.

Life Under the 'Clapping for Carers' Radar – Part Two

Blog posted on Thursday 15 October 2020

In the second of our three part blog series Tina Turnbull Chief Executive of People Matters talks through how they been navigating the challenges of COVID-19 as a small provider.

Life Under the 'Clapping for Carers' Radar – Part One

Blog posted on Tuesday 13 October 2020

Tina Turnbull from small provider People Matters talks to us about their experience of trying to keep services open during COVID-19.

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Learning from events – new online learning module to support your response to COVID-19

Skills for Care has launched a digital learning module to support adult social care managers in carrying out holistic learning reviews following any incidents or near misses within the care setting, such as a COVID-19 outbreak.
Monday 26 October 2020

Skills for Care response to Health and Social Care Select Committee report on social care and workforc

Skills for Care is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) going online that now provides gold standard intelligence for the growing adult social care workforce.
Thursday 22 October 2020

Social care needs to fill more than 100,000 vacancies

The latest state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England report, 2020 has just been released. It shows that although there has been a slight reduction in job vacancies, the adult social care sector in England still needs to fill around 112,000 job vacancies at any given time.
Wednesday 21 October 2020
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