7 January Western Bay Social Care in Partnership 2015 Conference: Meaningful Outcomes Mark Drakeford, the Minister for Health and Social Services will give the opening address. more…
24 June Delivering Together: It’s about all of us Delivering Together: It’s about all of us more…
29 January Care Council Board meeting Care Council meetings are open for the public to attend by prior arrangement. Please confirm beforehand with Llinos Bradbury on 029 20 780 540 or firstname.lastname@example.org more…
26 March Care Council Board meeting Care Council meetings are open for the public to attend by prior arrangement. Please confirm beforehand with Llinos Bradbury on 029 20 780 540 or email@example.com more…
7 September IFSW European Seminar This International Federation of Social Workers seminar has a beginning, middle and future, bringing social workers together. more…
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17 December A profile of the residential child care managers and workers in Wales 2014 This is the sixth annual profile and identifies the key trends for this group of managers and workers. The profile provides data for planners, decision makers and the Welsh Government. It will also be of interest to service providers and managers to compare their service with the national benchmarks. more…
21 November Minister and Older People’s Commissioner address Board The November public meeting of the Care Council Board welcomed two special guests. more…
20 November Congratulations to the Lost in Art project Warm congratulations to the Lost in Art project, Denbighshire Council Council on winning one of the Marsh Awards for Excellence in Gallery Education. This is an annual Engage award aiming to recognise those working in gallery education who have shown dedication or innovation in their work. more…
20 November Missed the 'Getting in on the Act' conference in Cardiff? Missed the 'Getting in on the Act' conference in Cardiff? more…
17 November Care Council annual review 2013/14 published Regulation is more effective when it links closely to the development of the social care workforce. more…
11 November Missed the 'Getting in on the Act' conference in Swansea? Missed the 'Getting in on the Act' conference in Swansea? more…
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Profiles of the registered workforce
Each year the Care Council publishes a statistical profile of each of the registration roles with mandatory registration in Wales.
The Social Care Manager Practice Guidance
The ‘must have’ practice guidance for all registered social care managers has now been launched.
It sets out exactly what’s expected of managers and is the cornerstone of good practice in Wales.
It will form the basis for more detailed practice guidance in the future.
Online services for registrants
The Care Council has launched online services for those currently registered, those applying for registration and social care employers. The services are available by choosing the MyCareCouncil option on this website. In trials, users have said the new system is ‘extremely useful and very accessible’, ‘easy-to-use and very secure’.
Journey of professionalisation
In its policy paper, Sustainable Social Services for Wales: A Framework for Action, the Welsh Government said: “We see the quality of professionals and their professionalism as central to responsive and sustainable social services... We have begun the journey of professionalisation .. we wish to extend and deepen this approach ...and we will take all care service mangers into this system.”
Supervising and Appraising Well
The Supervising and Appraising Well booklet has been produced to provide practical guidance, clarity, ideas and examples for everyone responsible for carrying out supervision and appraisal with social care workers.
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