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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.

 


Why learning and development matters and how you can #KeepLearning in 2024

11 Jan 2024 Oonagh Smyth

As we launch our #KeepLearning campaign our CEO Oonagh Smyth discusses why it’s important to #KeepLearning and how Skills for Care can support you in …read more

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11 Jan 2024 Oonagh Smyth

Photo of Oonagh Smyth

As we launch our #KeepLearning campaign our CEO Oonagh Smyth discusses why it’s important to #KeepLearning and how Skills for Care can support you in …read more

Learning and development

Skills for Care

Octavia care team wins London Housing with Care Workforce Development Award for end of life care

05 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

This #GoodNewsFriday we say well done to the Octavia care team on winning the London Housing with Care Workforce Development Award for end of life car…read more

octavia

05 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

octavia

This #GoodNewsFriday we say well done to the Octavia care team on winning the London Housing with Care Workforce Development Award for end of life car…read more

Good news story

Stoke care home manager wins ‘highly-commended’ at Make a Difference Awards

04 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we say well done to Lesley K…read more

Lesley award 2

04 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

Lesley award 2

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we say well done to Lesley K…read more

Good news story

Management

Azure launches recruitment incentive to support with finding and keeping high-quality staff

03 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear from Azure about the…read more

azure recruitment incentive

03 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

azure recruitment incentive

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear from Azure about the…read more

Good news story

Recruitment

Retention

Skills for Care endorsed training provider Train with Care wins award

02 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear about the award whic…read more

train with care

02 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

train with care

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear about the award whic…read more

Good news story

Learning and development

Persona Care celebrates staff with Rising Stars and Staff Ambassadors initiatives

29 Dec 2023 Skills for Care

This #GoodNewsFriday we hear about how Persona Care have been celebrating staff this year through new initiatives. read more

rising starslogo

29 Dec 2023 Skills for Care

rising starslogo

This #GoodNewsFriday we hear about how Persona Care have been celebrating staff this year through new initiatives. read more

Good news story

Reception for International Nurses and Midwives held at Buckingham Palace

28 Dec 2023 Skills for Care

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear from Paula du Rand, …read more

Paula du Rand at Buckingham Palace November 2023

28 Dec 2023 Skills for Care

Paula du Rand at Buckingham Palace November 2023

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear from Paula du Rand, …read more

Good news story

Nursing

Tribe is supporting people in local communities

27 Dec 2023 Skills for Care

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear about how Tribe is s…read more

tribe

27 Dec 2023 Skills for Care

tribe

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear about how Tribe is s…read more

Good news story

Be Caring celebrates end of year with award wins and Christmas bonus

22 Dec 2023 Skills for Care

This #GoodNewsFriday we hear from Be Caring about their recent awards wins and the Christmas bonus they’ve given staff this year. read more

be caring

22 Dec 2023 Skills for Care

be caring

This #GoodNewsFriday we hear from Be Caring about their recent awards wins and the Christmas bonus they’ve given staff this year. read more

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Skills for Care’s East Lincolnshire Registered Managers Network enjoys breakfast meeting at County Care Group Ltd Project Café

21 Dec 2023 Skills for Care

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear about a breakfast me…read more

project cafe

21 Dec 2023 Skills for Care

project cafe

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear about a breakfast me…read more

Good news story