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How individual employers are using funding to develop and train their personal assistants

How individual employers are using funding to develop and train their personal assistants
Article posted on Thursday 29 July 2021

As part of our #SupportingManagers spotlight we spoke with individual employers about how funding has helped them to develop and train their personal assistants.

Defining digital: what exactly do we mean when we talk about digital in social care?

Defining digital: what exactly do we mean when we talk about digital in social care?
Blog posted on Monday 26 July 2021

Diane Buddery is #SupportingManagers and the sector workforce by explaining that we've all experienced a conversation where those around you are using phrases which you think you know the meaning of, but aren't quite 100% sure. Do they mean what I mean? Do they actually mean other things that I don't know anything about? Shall I ask or just keep quiet and nod?

Interview: from occupational therapist to setting up my own care agency

Interview: from occupational therapist to setting up my own care agency
Article posted on Friday 23 July 2021

We spoke to Derek as part of our #SupportingManagers spotlight about the challenges he's faced setting up his own organisation, how he's found the transition from occupational therapist to registered manager, and advice he'd give to others looking to set up their own care service or move in a different direction within the sector.

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Adult Social Care Leaders come together with a vision for a future workforce strategy

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Adult social care leaders have come together for the first time to offer a collective vision of what should be in a workforce strategy for the growing sector.
Date:
Tuesday 20 July 2021

Skills for Care responds to the announcement of the update to HEE's Strategic Framework for Health and Social Care Workforce

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Oonagh Smyth, Skills for Care CEO, shares Skills for Care's response in relation to the announcement. "We're looking forward to working with HEE and our sector partners to take the first step in strengthening workforce planning in adult social care...."
Date:
Thursday 15 July 2021

Skills for Care launch nursing associates guide to help employers embed new role

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Skills for Care has launched the new guide 'An employer's guide to the deployment of qualified registered nursing associates in social care settings' to support the deployment of nursing associates in adult social care.
Date:
Monday 12 July 2021
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