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Care Improvement Works | Skills for Care and SCIE

Care Improvement Works | Skills for Care and SCIE

Free, reliable guides, learning tools and resources for providers of adult social care in England. These are mapped to the Care Quality Commission’s inspection questions and key lines of enquiries (KLOEs). Find improvement and workforce development resources from Skills for Care and the Social Care Institute for Excellence to help…

The Workforce Development Innovation Fund (WDIF) – Applications for WDIF 2015-2016 open at 8am on Friday 8 May. And closes 1pm 5th June

The Workforce Development Innovation Fund (WDIF) – Applications for WDIF 2015-2016 open at 8am on Friday 8 May. And closes 1pm 5th June

https://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/Funding/Workforce-development-innovation-fund/Workforce-development-innovation-fund-%28WDIF%29.aspx The Workforce Development Innovation Fund (WDIF) is a special funding stream within the Workforce Development Fund (WDF). It aims to fund projects that are innovative in their approach to influencing workforce development in the longer term. It has a similar focus to WDF – on supporting ongoing professional development…

Skills for Care Work Programme for 15/16

Skills for Care Work Programme for 15/16

Phil Porter, co-chair of the ADASS Workforce Development Policy Network would like to draw your attention to the following: Skills for Care has developed an ambitious Work Programme for 15/16 based on priorities identified through strong engagement with commissioners through the ADASS Workforce network and Executive meetings, with employers through…

Pensions advice

Pensions advice

Ahead of the introduction of new pension flexibilities on 6 April, government has launched the Pension Wise service, a free and impartial government service that helps people to understand their new pension options.  This is available at www.pensionwise.gov.uk and DH are working to ensure further information about the risks and…

NFCN Planning Ahead – Advanced Decision Making Event 23rd March 2015

NFCN Planning Ahead – Advanced Decision Making Event 23rd March 2015

Date: Monday 23rd March 2015 (NCVO, London) National Family Carer Network are working with NHS England, London Region to provide a choice of one day events for family carers on Planning Ahead – Advanced Decision Making. For more information – click here for flyer If you’re interested, please fill in the…

Presentation materials – London legal literacy event

Presentation materials – London legal literacy event

Slides used at the London legal literacy event Complete slide pack. Please note – “The information in these training manuals is not a substitute for legal or other professional advice. In the case of a need for any such expertise consult with the appropriate professional. These manuals should serve only as…

Care and Support for Deafblind Children and Adults Policy Guidance

Care and Support for Deafblind Children and Adults Policy Guidance

DH issued “Care and Support for Deafblind Children and Adults Policy Guidance” in December 2014. The reference to this guidance is tucked away in paragraph 22.23 of the Care and Support Statutory Guidance. This new guidance replaces the “Social Care for Deafblind Children and Adults (2009) Guidance” from 1 April…

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