This paper looks at three hypothetical future scenarios, and considers how the sector might respond to the challenges and opportunities those scenarios offer. It also highlights the common responses and actions that may help to attract more people to a career working in care.
Care workers resources and services
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Building the future social care workforce: a scoping study into workforce readiness, recruitment and progression in the social care sector
This report presents the findings of a scoping study into workforce readiness, recruitment and progression in the social care sector, with a specific focus on East London. The research was carried out by SCIE and supported by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.
Evaluation of the Care Assistant Development Programme: Learning from early implementation - SCIE evaluation report for HC-One
An independent evaluation of a Care Assistant Development Programme (CADP) designed to develop senior carers into nursing assistants in HC-One care homes.
This film looks at people doing normal, everyday things like catching the bus or socialising with friends.Social inclusion, in practice, means doing things such as promoting and supporting access to social networks.
This film for social care supervisors and staff is about how staff skills are enhanced through supervision for staff working in care homes for older people.
Part of Reablement
Reablement is about helping people regain the ability to look after themselves following illness or injury. This e-learning resource explains what reablement is, how it differs from home care and intermediate care, and why and how the service should be delivered. The first module is for managers who are involved in the planning and commissioning of services. It looks at how reablement is developing across England, why it is important to offer the service and how to evaluate the success of the service. The second module is designed for care workers. It covers how to carry out a reablement assessment and agree goals and support plans for people, and developing better coping skills for dealing with the emotions that reablement brings out in others and in yourself.
Review of the impact of the Social Care Governance workbook (NI)
This workbook uses a social care governance framework to support practitioners, managers and teams to reflect on and evaluate their practice and to make improvements.
This resource is for anyone interested in induction in social care. You may be about to enter the sector, or you may be a trainer or a manager overseeing induction .You may be a service user or carer with an interest in the quality of care. This resource provides an explanation of the Common Induction Standards produced by Skills for Care.
Video for health and care home managers and staff shows how care homes support their staff after the death of a resident. When a resident dies, there is a staff team meeting where people can speak openly about their feelings. Staff are helped to come to terms with the loss of people that they have cared for.
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