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Social care staff to receive mandatory autism and disability training

Social care staff to receive mandatory autism and disability training

Health and social care staff could be legally required to undertake special learning disability or autism training, under new government proposals.

Sunrise Senior Living launches first student placement scheme

Sunrise Senior Living has launched its first student nursing placement programme at Sunrise of Sonning in Reading.

Skills for Care announces Accolades awards winners

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 adult social care services

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.

Host companies needed for graduate management programme

Employers are being asked to come forward to host graduates as part of a programme to develop future social care leaders.

Graduates urged to sign up for Skills for Care management programme

Ambitious graduates are being urged to apply for a place on a one-year management programme being rolled out by Skills for Care.

WESTMINSTER HEALTH FORUM: Skills for Care CEO Sharon Allen calls for investment in social care workforce

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.

EXCLUSIVE: Wellgate Care Director of Care offers recruitment and retention tips

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Skills for Care CEO Sharon Allen to step down in April

Sharon Allen has announced she is stepping down as CEO of Skills for Care in April.

Graduate joins team at leading retirement village

A masters graduate has joined the team at Middleton Hall Retirement Village under a national fast track scheme designed to train the future leaders of the social care sector.