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HIT Training launches social care cooking qualification

HIT Training launches social care cooking qualification

HIT Training has launched a Level 2 Award in Professional Cookery in Health and Social Care.

Specialist care home training centre celebrates second anniversary

Leading dementia and nursing care home provider Church Farm Care is celebrating the second anniversary of its specialist training centre in Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire.

NCF welcomes Secretary of State’s Green Paper comments

Remarks by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock on this autumn’s Green Paper have been welcomed by the National Care Forum (NCF).

Care England chief hailed as a Caring Hero

Care England CEO Professor Martin Green has been hailed as a Caring Hero following a visit to Springhill Care Home in Accrington, Lancashire.

Care UK signs up managers to Skills for Care

Care UK has become the latest care organisation to sign up its managers as members of Skills for Care.

Care home provider honours CHAP graduates

North-west operator Century Healthcare has held a graduation ceremony to honour its staff who have qualified as Care Home Advanced Practitioners (CHAPs).

HEALTH PLUS CARE: Learning system helps plug workforce skills gap 

An e-learning system designed to help plug gaps in carer skills and knowledge launched yesterday at Health Plus Care at ExCeL London.

EXCLUSIVE: Skills for Care calls for fair deal for social care workforce

CEO Sharon Allen says it’s time society began to value the huge contribution made by the social care workforce

Skills for Care opens Workforce Development Fund

Skills for Care has announced the opening of the Workforce Development Fund (WFD) for 2018/19.

BREAKING NEWS: Recruitment and retention key to care home turnarounds, CQC finds

The recruitment and retention of high quality staff is key to turning around failing care homes, a CQC report has found.