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…
8 May Annual SCiP Conference 2014 There are still places available to attend the annual SCiP North Wales Conference. more…
9 May Mobile Knowledge and Learning Project Review We are pleased to invite you a review of the Mobile Knowledge and Learning Project to be held on Friday 9th May at 10.00 hrs. in The Future Inn, Cardiff Bay. more…
4 June VQ Day 2014 VQ Day is a National celebration of vocational qualifications for students, teachers and employers. It shines a light on and recognises the millions of talented and skilled people throughout the UK who are awarded VQs. more…
16 June Social Care Week 2014 Social Care Week is an opportunity to focus on the workers who provide vital social care services that support more than 150,000 people every day here in Wales. more…
18 June BASW Cymru Conference 2014: Continuing Professional Development and the impact of CPEL – what does this mean for you? Keynote speakers confirmed: • Sheila Lyons, Care Council for Wales• Dr Wulf Livingston, CPEL Alliance, Glyndwr University• Dr Sally Holland, Reader, Cardiff University• Dr Jan Pascal, La Trobe University, Australia more…
- Latest News
14 April Launch of Induction Framework for Foster Care and Short Break Care New guidance about the skills and competencies expected of foster carers and short break carers has been launched by the Care Council for Wales. more…
10 April Care Council will be at Social Health Care Expo 2014 The Care Council will take part in this year’s Social Health Care Expo on Thursday, 24 April. more…
1 April New Fitness to Practise rules come into force Today the Care Council will implement new fitness to practise procedures when investigating a complaint or allegation about a registered worker or student. more…
1 April Seminar considers regulatory models Care Council Board members, staff and guests from partner organisations were given three presentations relating to models of regulation at a recent seminar. more…
31 March Tenth anniversary Accolades to go ahead in 2015 The Accolades will celebrate their 10th anniversary when they are held in 2015. more…
31 March Important to build on work with social care managers The Care Council needs to build on progress made to develop the skills and leadership of social care managers in Wales. 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 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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