Health and social care staff could be legally required to undertake special learning disability or autism training, under new government proposals.
Sunrise Senior Living has launched its first student nursing placement programme at Sunrise of Sonning in Reading.
Skills for Care has announced the winners of its Accolades awards celebrating excellence in workforce development for the 1.47m people in the adult social care sector in England.
Safe staffing is all about having enough of the right staff to deliver high quality care and support. It’s also one of the things that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will inspect, so it’s vital that you get it right.
Employers are being asked to come forward to host graduates as part of a programme to develop future social care leaders.
Ambitious graduates are being urged to apply for a place on a one-year management programme being rolled out by Skills for Care.
Skills for Care CEO Sharon Allen has called for greater investment in the social care workforce in order to overcome the recruitment and retention challenges facing the sector.
Debbie Smith, Director of Care at Wellgate Care, a group specialising in supporting adults with learning difficulties and disabilities in the South East, explores the importance of investment in your staff when running a successful care home.