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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.

 


How I balance my learning and development as a registered nurse and registered manager

26 Feb 2024 Itai Nyamator

Itai Nyamatore, Registered Manager, GAIN Care Ltd - DERBY and registered nurse discusses how she balances her continuing professional development acro…read more

itai

26 Feb 2024 Itai Nyamator

itai

Itai Nyamatore, Registered Manager, GAIN Care Ltd - DERBY and registered nurse discusses how she balances her continuing professional development acro…read more

Leadership

Learning and development

Management

Nursing

Brighton and Hove uses LGBTQ+ Learning Framework to examine EDI improvements

23 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

This #GoodNewsFriday and in recognition of LGBT History Month we hear from Brighton and Hove local authority about they’ve utilised the LGBTQ+ Learnin…read more

Employees shaking hands

23 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

Employees shaking hands

This #GoodNewsFriday and in recognition of LGBT History Month we hear from Brighton and Hove local authority about they’ve utilised the LGBTQ+ Learnin…read more

Culture and diversity

Good news story

Supporting nursing students to #KeepLearning

21 Feb 2024 Claire Leenhouwers

Claire Leenhouwers, National Professional Lead – Nursing, Skills for Care, discusses the work Skills for Care has been doing to provide guidance aroun…read more

Claire L

21 Feb 2024 Claire Leenhouwers

Claire L

Claire Leenhouwers, National Professional Lead – Nursing, Skills for Care, discusses the work Skills for Care has been doing to provide guidance aroun…read more

Learning and development

Nursing

Why learning and development matters to me

20 Feb 2024 Lisa Downs

Lisa Downs, Head of Care and Registered Manager for Caring Together Charity in Cambridgeshire, discusses why it’s important for her to #KeepLearning h…read more

Lisa Downs

20 Feb 2024 Lisa Downs

Lisa Downs

Lisa Downs, Head of Care and Registered Manager for Caring Together Charity in Cambridgeshire, discusses why it’s important for her to #KeepLearning h…read more

Leadership

Learning and development

Management

Unique Senior Care integrates LGBTQ+ Learning Framework into their training

16 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

This #GoodNewsFriday and in recognition of LGBT History Month we hear from Unique Senior Care about how they’ve integrated elements of the LGBTQ+ Lear…read more

pride leaflet

16 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

pride leaflet

This #GoodNewsFriday and in recognition of LGBT History Month we hear from Unique Senior Care about how they’ve integrated elements of the LGBTQ+ Lear…read more

Good news story

Culture and diversity

Learning and development

The benefits of learning and development for managers

14 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

We hear from managers about the learning and development they’ve undertaken and why they’ve found this beneficial. read more

Working through the Manager Induction Standards

14 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

Working through the Manager Induction Standards

We hear from managers about the learning and development they’ve undertaken and why they’ve found this beneficial. read more

Leadership

Learning and development

Management

LGBTQ+ Learning Framework supports staff personally and professionally

09 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

This #GoodNewsFriday and in recognition of LGBT History Month we hear from the Reablement and Sensory Service at West Berkshire District Council about…read more

Lady writing a report

09 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

Lady writing a report

This #GoodNewsFriday and in recognition of LGBT History Month we hear from the Reablement and Sensory Service at West Berkshire District Council about…read more

Culture and diversity

Good news story

Learning and development

Equality, diversity and inclusion training introduced following SC-WRES

08 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

We speak to two local authorities who participated in the test phase of the Social Care Workforce Race Equality Standards (SC-WRES) about learning and…read more

Two apprentices at a desk working

08 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

Two apprentices at a desk working

We speak to two local authorities who participated in the test phase of the Social Care Workforce Race Equality Standards (SC-WRES) about learning and…read more

Culture and diversity

Learning and development

Social work

How the social work apprenticeship degree has supported me in my career

06 Feb 2024 Natalie Pither

We hear from newly-qualified social worker Natalie Pither, Somerset Council, about how completing the social work apprenticeship degree prepared her f…read more

Natalie Pither

06 Feb 2024 Natalie Pither

Natalie Pither

We hear from newly-qualified social worker Natalie Pither, Somerset Council, about how completing the social work apprenticeship degree prepared her f…read more

Apprenticeships

Learning and development

Social work

Join our Race Equality Week Challenge

05 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

This week is Race Equality Week and we’re running a challenge to encourage social care providers to drive positive change in their organisations. Find…read more

diversity training

05 Feb 2024 Skills for Care

diversity training

This week is Race Equality Week and we’re running a challenge to encourage social care providers to drive positive change in their organisations. Find…read more

Culture and diversity

Learning and development

Skills for Care