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Take a look at through our blogs and articles where you'll find top tips, insights from others working in the sector, and round-ups of our key resources.

If you’d be interested in writing a blog or being interviewed for one our pieces please email catriona.wilson@skillsforcare.org.uk.

 


International recruitment of nurses into social care - how do we ensure a good experience for all?

30 May 2024 Skills for Care

We hear four different perspectives on how we can ensure a good experience for international nurses recruited in social care. These are taken from a v…read more

international nursing image

30 May 2024 Skills for Care

international nursing image

We hear four different perspectives on how we can ensure a good experience for international nurses recruited in social care. These are taken from a v…read more

Nursing

How to support a positive workplace

28 May 2024 Jessica Dunn

We hear from Jessica Dunn, Administration Manager at Katherine Harriet Ltd, about how they create a positive workplace that retains staff. read more

Two women sat at a table, one has her hand in the air

28 May 2024 Jessica Dunn

Two women sat at a table, one has her hand in the air

We hear from Jessica Dunn, Administration Manager at Katherine Harriet Ltd, about how they create a positive workplace that retains staff. read more

Culture and diversity

Professional Carers win at Northwest Family Business Awards 2024

24 May 2024 Skills for Care

In today’s #GoodNewsFriday, we hear from Professional Carers Wirral, a Northwest-based care organisation who recent took home the gold at the Northwes…read more

Awards 3 small new

24 May 2024 Skills for Care

Awards 3 small new

In today’s #GoodNewsFriday, we hear from Professional Carers Wirral, a Northwest-based care organisation who recent took home the gold at the Northwes…read more

Good news story

How the new ‘Workforce strategy for adult social care’ will help social care providers keep the right people

23 May 2024 Kirstie Jones

As part of our #KeepTheRightPeople campaign, we hear from Kirstie Jones, Chief People Officer at Salutem Care & Education, on how the new ‘Workforce s…read more

One man and one woman sat down smiling

23 May 2024 Kirstie Jones

One man and one woman sat down smiling

As part of our #KeepTheRightPeople campaign, we hear from Kirstie Jones, Chief People Officer at Salutem Care & Education, on how the new ‘Workforce s…read more

Workforce development

Why it’s important to deliver a good induction

22 May 2024 Keren Jamieson

As part of our #KeepTheRightPeople campaign, we hear from Keren Jamieson, Learning and Organisational Development Manager at Alternative Futures Group…read more

22 May 2024 Keren Jamieson

As part of our #KeepTheRightPeople campaign, we hear from Keren Jamieson, Learning and Organisational Development Manager at Alternative Futures Group…read more

Learning and development

Management

How to use our new induction resources

20 May 2024 Skills for Care

With the launch of our new induction toolkit, we’ve put together a handy guide on how to use it. read more

20 May 2024 Skills for Care

With the launch of our new induction toolkit, we’ve put together a handy guide on how to use it. read more

Learning and development

Management

Doncaster’s first nursing home celebrates 40 years of exceptional care and dedication

17 May 2024 Skills for Care

In a celebration of four decades of service, Bennfield House marked its 40-year anniversary on Friday, April 26. Founded by Penny Bennett, RMN, QN, Be…read more

17 May 2024 Skills for Care

In a celebration of four decades of service, Bennfield House marked its 40-year anniversary on Friday, April 26. Founded by Penny Bennett, RMN, QN, Be…read more

Good news story

Professional Carers share their experience on the Valuable People Programme

15 May 2024 Skills for Care

We hear from Professional Carers, led by Gary Nagle, who joined Skills for Care's Valuable People Programme to tackle staffing challenges during COVID…read more

15 May 2024 Skills for Care

We hear from Professional Carers, led by Gary Nagle, who joined Skills for Care's Valuable People Programme to tackle staffing challenges during COVID…read more

Learning and development

Management

How our registered manager membership can help you retain staff

13 May 2024 Skills for Care

As a registered manager, you want to attract and retain a team of skilled colleagues to deliver excellent care. Our registered manager membership can …read more

13 May 2024 Skills for Care

As a registered manager, you want to attract and retain a team of skilled colleagues to deliver excellent care. Our registered manager membership can …read more

Management

Learning and development

Aster Care celebrates carer’s decade of support

10 May 2024 Skills for Care

This #GoodNewsFriday we hear about a 76-year-old carer who has been dedicated to her job for over a decade read more

10 May 2024 Skills for Care

This #GoodNewsFriday we hear about a 76-year-old carer who has been dedicated to her job for over a decade read more

Good news story