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Take a chance and give me a platform to speak for myself

Take a chance and give me a platform to speak for myself
Blog posted on Wednesday 2 December 2020

An anonymous blog from a Chief Executive of a UK social care provider. It was originally intended to be a letter to a major publisher compiling a book based on experiences in the charity sector.

Quality data helps quality employers

Quality data helps quality employers
Blog posted on Monday 30 November 2020

Nadra Ahmed OBE has been Chairman of the National Care Association (NCA) since 2001 representing small and medium sized employers. In this blog she looks at the importance of having quality data for her members.

Black Lives Matter in Care too

Black Lives Matter in Care too
Blog posted on Wednesday 25 November 2020

Dudley Sawyerr, London Care and Support Forum Chair and Care Vision Head of Operations, talks about some of the many challenges facing the BAME community working in adult social care.

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Learning from events – new online learning module to support your response to COVID-19

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Skills for Care has launched a digital learning module to support adult social care managers in carrying out holistic learning reviews following any incidents or near misses within the care setting, such as a COVID-19 outbreak.
Date:
Monday 26 October 2020

Skills for Care response to Health and Social Care Select Committee report on social care and workforc

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Skills for Care is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) going online that now provides gold standard intelligence for the growing adult social care workforce.
Date:
Thursday 22 October 2020

Social care needs to fill more than 100,000 vacancies

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The latest state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England report, 2020 has just been released. It shows that although there has been a slight reduction in job vacancies, the adult social care sector in England still needs to fill around 112,000 job vacancies at any given time.
Date:
Wednesday 21 October 2020
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