17 September Basic Awareness in Safeguarding Training Pack Launch The launch of the Basic Awareness in Safeguarding Training Pack is the culmination of the work of the Care Council with partners in local authority social services and the WCVA to develop a national training programme. more…
23 September Registered Social Care Managers Forums September- October 2014 The Care Council for Wales is holding a series of five forums with Registered Social Care Managers during September and October 2014. more…
7 October BASW Cymru Social Work Awards BASW Cyrmu's awards are now in their 5th year and open to all social workers in Wales, whether they are BASW members or not. more…
24 October Wales Care Awards Gala Dinner The Wales Care Awards are an annual event run by Care Forum Wales to showcase best practice across the care sector. The 2014 Wales Care Awards will take place on Friday 24 October in Cardiff’s City Hall. more…
30 October Getting in on the Act Conference - Llandudno ‘Getting in on the Act’ - The implications of new legislation for social work in Wales Thursday 30 October 2014, Venue Cymru, Llandudno 10.00am-4.00pm more…
6 November The future of the Foundation Phase and childcare in Wales This seminar will assess progress in delivering the Welsh Government’s Building a Brighter Future: Early Years and Childcare Plan, which sets out priorities over the next ten years for improving the quality of childcare, child development and early education in Wales. more…
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13 August Missed the Care Council events at the National Eisteddfod? Here's a round up of the week... Electronic assistive technology, Welsh medium resources for the sector were highlights of the week. more…
8 August Missed the Care Council events at the Royal Welsh Show? Here's a round up of the week... This year the Care Council highlighted the role of electronic assistive technology (eAT) in helping people live well and independently at the Royal Welsh Show in Llanelwedd. more…
4 August Consultation launch on learning and assessment practice guidance The Care Council for Wales has launched a consultation on the Best Practice Guidance for learning and assessment in social care, the care of children and young people and early years in Wales. more…
25 July Tell us what you think about our work We’re now working on the Care Council’s next three-year strategy and we’d like your views to influence what goes into it more…
18 July Blog - Reflecting on the Joint World Conference on Social Work Blog - Chief Executive Rhian Huws-Williams reflects on the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development in Melbourne. more…
9 July New member appointed to the Care Council for Wales Deputy Minister for Social Services, Gwenda Thomas has announced the appointment of Councillor Simon Hancock as a new member to the Care Council for Wales. more…
Information and news for social care workers
Consultation on the Review of the Code of Practice for Social Care Workers
Originally published in 2002, the Code of Practice for Social Care Workers has been reviewed and we’re seeking your feedback on the refreshed version.
The consultation is open until 30 September 2014, why not have your say by clicking on the link below?
Workforce development update report June 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.
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.
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