Posted on Fri 1st Feb, 2019
The winners of the prestigious Skills for Care Accolades, celebrating excellence in workforce development for the 1.47 million people who work in adult social care in England, have been announced.
Posted on Wed 30th Jan, 2019
Hosts needed to develop future leaders in social care and health. Skills for Care are seeking health and social care employers willing to host a graduate within their organisation as part of a programme designed to develop future leaders in social c
Posted on Mon 7th Jan, 2019
Be creative with your recruitment - tap into the potential of people who are under-represented in adult social care
Posted on Thu 6th Dec, 2018
Responding to the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act published today Dr Paul Lelliott, Deputy Chief Inspector of Hospitals (lead for mental health) at the CQC, said:
CQC to review the use of restraint, prolonged seclusion and segregation for people with mental health problems, a learning disability and/or autism
Posted on Mon 3rd Dec, 2018
We will review and make recommendations about the use of restrictive interventions in settings that provide inpatient and residential care for people with mental health problems, a learning disability and/or autism.
Posted on Wed 28th Nov, 2018
Responding to findings from the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s Review of Adult Social Care complaints 2017-2018 published today, Andrea Sutcliffe CBE, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, said:
Posted on Fri 23rd Nov, 2018
The Social Work Integrated Degree Apprenticeship has now been signed off by the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) and will shortly be published at www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/social-worker-degree
Posted on Thu 22nd Nov, 2018
When recruiting for adult social care roles some employers worry about the suitability of employing people with criminal records.
Posted on Tue 20th Nov, 2018
This 'Safe and fair recruitment guide' helps social care and health employers understand their legal rights and responsibilities when carrying out criminal record (DBS) checks. Whilst it’s essential that people receiving support are well-cared for
Posted on Wed 14th Nov, 2018
A new resource on CQC’s website, which will see pages added as new topics are addressed, explores the use of technology in care, looking at the benefits of innovation and updating previously published information on surveillance.