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More than 10,000 people living with serious mental illness will receive support from 480 new mental health social workers, thanks to a £27 million funding boost for the charity Think Ahead.

NEW RECRUITMENT DRIVE TO HELP 10,000 PEOPLE WITH SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS

More than 10,000 people living with serious mental illness will receive support from 480 new mental health social workers, thanks to a £27 million funding boost for the charity Think Ahead. ...
Care for Others. Make a Difference Campaign launched

CARE RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN TO BOOST WORKFORCE

A new national adult social care recruitment campaign has been launched to boost the adult social care workforce in England as part of a wider plan to attract more staff into the sector. The...
Apprentice of The Year, Mikey Weaver.

EDEN FUTURES LAUNCHES NEW APPRENTICE SUPPORT WORKER SCHEME

A new scheme offering young people the opportunity to become health and social care apprentice support workers has been launched by Eden Futures, a specialist provider of support and enablement for...
Skills for Care Accolades Finalists

SKILLS FOR CARE ACCOLADES FINALISTS REVEALED

The finalists have been announced for all ten categories at the annual Skills for Care Accolades awards. Now in its 17th year, the Accolades honour excellence and innovation in workforce...
Extra Grants for Nursing Students

PM ANNOUNCES £5,000 ANNUAL PAYMENT FOR NURSING STUDENTS

Nursing students are set to benefit from guaranteed additional support of at least £5,000 per year to help with living costs, the Prime Minister has confirmed. The new universal offer will be...
Oonagh Smyth has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Skills for Care.

SKILLS FOR CARE APPOINTS OONAGH SMYTH AS CEO

After a rigorous selection process, Oonagh Smyth has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Skills for Care. Oonagh will take up her new post with the charity responsible for workforce...
The appointment of Rachel Thompson, hosted by Dementia UK and funded by the Lewy Body Society, will see her working exclusively on Lewy body dementia for the next two years.

NEW NURSING ROLE CREATED FOR LEWY BODY DEMENTIA

Dementia specialist support provider Dementia UK and Lewy Body Society, a charity which funds research and raises awareness of this dementia subtype, have jointly announced the appointment of the...
L-R Nicole Antoine Basil Herr Esraa Akar Bryan McMorrine and companion dog Isaac McMorrine

HOMECARE PROVIDER AWARDED PRIDE IN CARE QUALITY STANDARD

Homecare provider Right at Home Central London is the first organisation in the UK to achieve the Pride in Care quality standard. An initiative of Opening Doors London (ODL), a London-based...
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has appointed Sue Cawthray, Chief Executive Officer of Harrogate Neighbours Housing Association, as its new National Chair. Pic: Sue Cawthray with Neel Radia.

THE NACC APPOINTS NEW NATIONAL CHAIR

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has appointed Sue Cawthray, Chief Executive Officer of Harrogate Neighbours Housing Association, as its new National Chair. The appointment was...
A new report on the state of the home care industry has found that home care workers are facing extremely difficult social, political and economic challenges in carrying out their roles.

HOME CARE WORKERS LOYAL TO PROFESSION DESPITE MAJOR CHALLENGES

A new report on the state of the home care industry has found that home care workers are facing extremely difficult social, political and economic challenges in carrying out their roles. The...

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