14 March Mobile Knowledge and Learning Solutions - Project review and update Contribute to discussions on how the momentum generated from the project can be sustained in the future. more…
16 July Older people and social care in Wales: standards, funding and improving residential care This seminar focuses on the standards of social care for older people in Wales. Delegates will also discuss wider challenges for older people’s health and social care provision. more…
12 March Fostering Resilience – Achieving positive outcomes for children and young people in adoption and fostering In working with children in care there is often talk about deficits, disorders and dysfunction. A resilience-based approach offers a different way of thinking. more…
14 March LDAN Conference for men and women with learning disabilities Learning Disabilities, Autism and Neurodevelopmental disorders research network invite all people with a learning disability to contribute their views. more…
18 March World Social Work Day World Social Work Day - world-wide all social work agencies, social development organisations, regional and national bodies will be encouraged to support World Social Work Day! http://www.ifsw.org/ more…
19 March Social Care 2014: Care for All Health and Social Care Reform and Govtoday are delighted to announce ‘Care for all’, the 2nd National Social Care Conference and Exhibition set to examine how the reforms to the healthcare provision across the state have affected the services delivered. more…
- Latest News
4 March A new online app to help care workers record their first 12 weeks of induction A new interactive version of the induction framework for care workers is now available. more…
26 February New app gives tips on recruiting early years workers A new app to help early years and childcare employers through recruitment, retention and supervision of new staff has been developed. more…
24 February Social work national occupational standards now available for smart phones The app has been developed for practice assessors in social work and social work students to help increase their familiarity with the standards. more…
20 February Your views wanted on the early years, childcare and play workforce in Wales The Care Council for Wales has commissioned an important survey of early years, childcare and play workforce in Wales. This will be a baseline survey, with a view to building an accurate and evidence-based picture of the current early years and childcare landscape in Wales. more…
10 February Apprenticeships employer champions The Care Council is launching a new initiative to raise awareness of apprenticeships. The Apprenticeships Employer Champions will encourage and increase participation and share good practice with the sector. more…
7 February Care Council agrees need for strategic way forward A comprehensive and properly-resourced strategy for developing the social care workforce is needed for the next three years, it was decided at the latest meeting of the Care Council Board. more…
Information and news for social care workers
Workforce development update report February 2014
Keep up with work in progress.
Must read updates about standards and competencies of roles, qualifications and quality of learning.
Profiles 2013 of the registered workforce
Each year the Care Council publishes a statistical profile of each of the registration roles with mandatory registration in Wales.
Online services for applicants, registrants and employers
The Care Council online services for those currently registered, those applying for registration and social care employers.
Raising Standards in Social Care – a report on the professional regulatory work of the Care Council for Wales 2011–2012
The Care Council’s fourth overview report of how it is contributing to raising standards through its regulatory work is now available.
Easy Read Code of Practice
We’ve just published a new easy read Code of Practice which is available to download or in hard copy format. The Code was developed by VoiceAbility who worked with a learning disabilities easy-read translation team.
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