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For press office enquiries contact our PR and Content Officer.

Email: catriona.mcgale@skillsforcare.org.uk

 

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This year's 'The State of the adult social care sector and workforce in England' report has been published

13 Oct 2021

The latest report from Skills for Care reveals the significant impact the pandemic has had on both the short and long-term challenges faced by the workforce.

The growing adult social care sector and its skilled workforce contributes £50.3 billion to the English economy according to a new report published by Skills for Care

08 Oct 2021

The growing adult social care sector and its skilled workforce contributes £50.3 billion to the English economy according to a new report published by Skills for Care.

Skills for Care launches new Accolades magazine

30 Sep 2021

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new Accolades awards magazine.

2021-22 Workforce Development Fund has now launched

14 Sep 2021

We’re delighted to announce that the Workforce Development Fund (WDF) 2021-22 is now open to adult social care employers in England to support the development of their staff at all levels, offering funding for a wide range of qualifications, learning programmes and digital learning modules. The fund, which Skills for Care distributes on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care, helped over 14,000 people in 2020/21.

Response to the Government's announcement on adult social care reform plans and funding

07 Sep 2021

Hear what our CEO Oonagh Smyth had to say about the Government's announcement on adult social care reform plans and funding.

The launch of Social Care Day of Remembrance and Reflection

07 Sep 2021

Skills for Care is delighted to join with 20 other social care bodies across England to launch Social Care Day of Remembrance and Reflection, to honour the work of the adult social care workforce during the pandemic, and those we sadly lost.

Skills for Care launch our new three year strategy supporting the creation of a fair and just society

04 Aug 2021

Today marks a significant milestone for Skills for Care as we launch our new three year strategy. Setting out the direction we'll take as we work towards our vision of supporting everyone who works across social care to create a fair and just society where people can access the advice, care, and support they need to live lives they want.

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

20 Jul 2021

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.

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

15 Jul 2021

Skills for Care CEO Oonagh Smyth said "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".

Registered nursing associate receives silver award in inaugural Chief Nurse Adult Social Care Awards

12 Jul 2021

It was a proud day for registered nursing associate Emily Burton when she was presented with a silver award from Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care, Deborah Sturdy in the inaugural Chief Nurse Adult Social Care Awards on Monday 12 July.

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