Skills for Care

The COVID-19 pandemic is producing new challenges for adult social care and digital working can help services continue to provide high-quality care.

Access Skills for Care resources in our 'Digital technology and social care' area.


Digital Social Care
COVID-19 resources available along with a new helpline that have a team of digital experts to support providers access practical advice to troubleshoot a technical problem or give in-depth one-to-one support.

The helpline is open Monday – Friday 9.00-17.00 | Telephone: 0208 133 3430 


COVID-19: Quick Access to NHSmail
Secure communication between health and social care services is more important than ever due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. A fast track roll out of NHSMail is available to the care sector, without the need to complete the Data Security and Protection Toolkit.