Information and news for social care workers

A social care worker provides care services directly to individuals and helps them lead an active life in society. They can work in many different situations, including supporting people in their own home, and caring for people in residential homes for adults or children, supported accommodation or day care centres.

Social Care Week 2016

The Care Council took the opportunity to celebrate the social care workforce during Social Care Week 2016, which ran from 20-24 June.

And with the week marking almost a year since we implemented our new, revised Code of Professional Practice, it was also and an ideal occasion for us to remind the workforce of the standards they should be working to, while ensuring the public also know the level of service they should expect when receiving care.

> Read more about Social Care Week 2016

Workforce Development update report - June 2016

Keep up to date with current progress and future key actions in Workforce Development. The June 2016 update report is available now. 

> Workforce Development update report - June 2016

Facts and figures of the registered workforce

Each year the Care Council publishes a statistical profile of each of the registration roles with mandatory registration in Wales.

> Facts and figures of the registered workforce