SCIE in Wales
The Welsh Assembly Government provides a grant which supports the continued provision of high quality knowledge about what works and the provision of evidence and research-based services and resources to social services leaders and practitioners in Wales. These have included during 2015-16:
- Participation in the work of the Social Care Wales Advisory Panel and its sub groups as required. This includes membership of the research sub group.
- Working closely with the Care Council Wales during the period of transition to Social Care Wales and support the implementation of the Social Services and Well Being Act (Wales).
- Making constructive links with the School for Social Care Research, Wales.
- SCIE’s website
- Social Care Online
- Digital resources: video, learning materials and information resources
SCIE has also sought to extend the paid for work that it undertakes in Wales and is working with Swansea City Council to provide a train the trainer session for their staff who will then deliver dementia training to all staff working for the council.