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For press office enquiries contact our PR and Content Officer.

Email: catriona.mcgale@skillsforcare.org.uk

 

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Skills for Care launches campaign to support change management in social care

07 Feb 2022

Skills for Care has launched a series of activity to support social care leaders with managing change. Find out more about what our new campaign involves.

Skills for Care prepares for Social Care Day of Remembrance and Reflection in March

04 Feb 2022

Skills for Care is in the last stages of planning for the first Social Care Day of Remembrance and Reflection due to be held on 17 March 2022. Find out more about the day.

Skills for Care launches ‘Good and Outstanding care (GO)’ online

03 Feb 2022

Skills for Care has launched a major new online resource to support social care providers to prepare for Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspections. Find out more about ‘Good and Outstanding care (GO)’ online.

Skills for Care launches new accessible content to support the Care Certificate

01 Feb 2022

Skills for Care have released accessible content to support the Care Certificate with an overview of each standard being translated into British Sign Language.

Adult Social Care White Paper – People at the Heart of Care

01 Dec 2021

Skills for Care CEO Oonagh Smyth responds to the announcement of the 10-year vision for Adult Social Care white paper.

Skills for Care appoint John Coughlan CBE as their new Chair of Trustees

18 Nov 2021

Skills for Care has appointed former Hampshire County Council Chief Executive John Coughlan as our new Chair of Trustees.

Skills for Care response to DHSC national recruitment campaign

05 Nov 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care has this week launched their national recruitment campaign, aimed to attract more people to a career in social care.

Celebrating our 'Aspirant occupational therapy' programme this Occupational Therapy Week

04 Nov 2021

Skills for Care is delighted to announce a positive start to our new ‘Aspirant occupational therapy’ leadership programme.

Skills for Care responds to CQC State of Care 2020/21 report

22 Oct 2021

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have today released their State of Care 2020/21 report.

Skills for Care responds to the announcement of funding for a workforce retention and recruitment fund

21 Oct 2021

In a statement to the Commons, the Vaccines Minister Maggie Throup MP said: "Today I can confirm to the house that we are making £162.5m available of additional funding for social care through a workforce retention and recruitment fund to help local authorities work with providers to boost staffing and support existing care workers through the winter".

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