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May 21

Digital technology and capabilities in adult social care

Reviews on the adoption and scalability of technology innovation in the sector and digital capabilities of the adult social care workforce are currently underway.

Date: Thursday 6 May 2021
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Apr 21

Skills for Care and QCS announce new partnership to support managers

The new partnership supports adult social care managers to develop best practice and knowledge, keep up-to-date with sector developments and share ideas with like-minded peers.

Date: Wednesday 28 April 2021
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Mar 21

Skills for Care to be part of leading centre to implement evidence in adult social care

Skills for Care will be partnering with the University of Birmingham, as part of a broader consortium of key stakeholders from across the four nations of the UK, to develop a new Centre for adult social care, which will aim to put evidence into practice to promote and maintain people's independence and wellbeing.

Date: Wednesday 24 March 2021
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Mar 21

Update on the post-qualifying standards for social work supervisors pathway

Launch of new guidance and templates for post-qualifying standards for social work supervisors pathway

Date: Thursday 11 March 2021
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Feb 21

Workforce Development Fund 2021-22 now open for grant applications

Large national organisations and lead organisations of employer-led partnerships can now apply for a grant from the 2021-22 Workforce Development Fund. The fund supports the continuing professional development (CPD) of staff across the adult social care sector by providing a contribution towards the costs of vocational learning.

Date: Friday 26 February 2021
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