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For press office enquiries contact our PR and Content Officer.

Email: catriona.wilson@skillsforcare.org.uk

 

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Skills for Care response to House of Lords Adult Social Care Select Committee 'A "gloriously ordinary life": spotlight on adult social care' report

09 Dec 2022

Skills for Care has issued a response to the House of Lords Adult Social Care Select Committee 'A "gloriously ordinary life": spotlight on adult social care' report.

Skills for Care appoints three new trustees to its Board of Directors

21 Nov 2022

Skills for Care appoints three new trustees to its Board of Directors. Naser Turabi, Penny Fell, and Bill Mumford will be joining the Skills for Care Board at its next meeting on 14 December.

Skills for Care is helping social care providers with #PlanningForSuccess

01 Nov 2022

Skills for Care, has launched a campaign to support social care providers with #PlanningForSuccess by providing information and resources all about effective workforce planning.

Skills for Care response to CQC's The state of health care and adult social care in England 2021/22 report

21 Oct 2022

Skills for Care respond to the CQC's The state of health care and adult social care in England 2021/22 report.

Skills for Care develops guide with sector partners to support integrated working across health and social care

19 Oct 2022

Skills for Care is pleased to be supporting the publication of new guidance to help leaders of adult social care and health services work together effectively through joint workforce thinking.

Vacancies in social care increase by 52% to their highest rates and the workforce shrinks for the first time

10 Oct 2022

Skills for Care's annual ‘The state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England report’ has been published for 2022, finding vacancy rates in social care at highest on record.

Former ADASS President James Bullion joins Skills for Care’s Board

06 Oct 2022

Former Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) President James Bullion has joined the Board of Skills for Care.

Skills for Care is supporting Black History Month in October

03 Oct 2022

Skills for Care is supporting Black History Month by sharing resources, blogs and articles focused on how to foster equality, diversity and inclusion in social care, and updates on actions Skills for Care is taking to support the sector.

Impact evaluation of Skills for Care

17 Aug 2022

Skills for Care is committed to being transparent, evaluating and capturing the outcomes and impacts of our work. An independent impact evaluation has found that we’re economical, efficient and effective, delivering good value for money for the adult social care sector.

Skills for Care comments on government’s plans to support social care training

10 Aug 2022

Skills for Care comments on the Government's plans to support social care training, including the workforce development fund.

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