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Modernising the social care workforce

Modernising the social care workforce

the first national training strategy for England

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Published by TOPPS England in Leeds .
Written in English


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Statementagreed by TOPSS England Board.
ContributionsTraining Organisation for the Personal Social Services.
The Physical Object
Pagination64p. :
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL18644132M

White paper setting out the Government's proposals for modernising social services in line with proposals for the NHS and for improving public health and reducing health inequalities. Contains sections on: services for adults; services for children; improving protection; improving standards in the workforce; improving partnerships; and improving delivery and efficiency. The book's three sections cover the main issues of the modernisation agenda, making it ideal for teaching. Locating the issues in their theoretical, historical and policy contexts meets the needs of student readers and experienced social workers will appreciate the emphasis on empirical research as well as practice : Policy Press.

However, social work theorists have only recently begun to re-engage with ideas of care. We argue that closer attention to feminist debates about the ethics of care can make a significant contribution to not only rehabilitating the ideal of care for social work but also to moving forward the modernisation agenda itself. Defining exactly what social care is continues to vex practition ers and policymakers alike. Increasingly, the clever answer is to say that social care is what social care workers do. The social care workforce is an amorphous one, which pulls both health and education professionals into its orbit.

Unlike the health care workforce, the overall age structure within the social care workforce is not ageing as there are growing numbers of staff in both the youngest and oldest age groups (3). The workforce is predominantly female (83 per cent in ). In . • The formation of a care plan which identifies the health and social care required from a variety of providers; • The appointment of a key worker to keep in close touch with the service user and to monitor and co-ordinate care; and • Regular review and, where necessary, agreed changes to the care Size: 75KB.


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Registration and regulation of the social care workforce by the General Social Care Council (GSCC). Local and regional collaboration on workforce planning between Topss England Regional Committees, NHS Workforce Development Confederations (WDCs), Learning and Skills Councils (LSCs) and Regional Development Agencies (RDAs).

Developing the social care workforce to do more skilled work. Modernising the Social Care Workforce – the first national training strategy for England is the first comprehensive national training strategy to analyse the skill needs of people working in the social care sector in England and to propose an action plan to improve both the qualification base and the quality of training over the coming five years.

of social work and social care services in much of the English speaking Western world. In England, under the auspices of a New Labour government, this has been taking place under the rationale of ‘modernising’ public services (see, for example, DH, ).

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. Uniquely, we also run a housing association and care provider, the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust. Working Paper on the Role of Social Service Workforce Strengthening in Care Reform 1 INTRODUCTION Protecting children without adequate family care is a challenge faced by families, communities, and governments in every country in the Size: KB.

How to commission the adult social care workforce 4 Encouraging innovative service solutions. Achieving best value by better configuration of services and improved productivity. Acting as a lever for pushing up workforce quality – for example, by setting expectations and embedding Size: KB.

Modernising social services: the basics the social care institute for aim to raise social care standards. The ongoing workforce crisis Author: Guardian Staff.

1 Understanding social care Kevin Lalor and Perry Share Overview There is a good chance you are reading this because you are planning to be, or already are, a social care practitioner. Yet for many in Irish society, even those entering the field themselves, the meaning of the term ‘social care File Size: KB.

The Independent Review of the Mental Health Act has set out recommendations for government on how the Act and associated practice needs to : Department of Health And Social Care. asks the person to make an entry in the communications book. Discuss the person’s answers to check understanding.

Notes. Uses colour but works printed in black and white. Before you start. Effective communication is vital in health and social care. Use this activity to learn more about the. communication Size: KB. 4 Research in Practice for Adults Developing the social care workforce Devolved UK legislation Although the Care Act applies to England only, other legislation across the devolved governments of the UK has much in common with it; for example, the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act and the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act Modernising Social Work provides a radical appraisal of the far-reaching changes in their theoretical, historical and policy contexts.

The book is organised into three sections that consider: the inter-relationship of modernisation and managerialism, modernisation's impact on service users and the ways in which social workers and front-line Brand: Policy Press. Modernising Social Work and the Ethics of Care Recent attempts to 'modernise' social work have emphasised the importance of collaboration, partnership, and participation with individual users of services and the wider community.

However, technical-rational aspects of. Modernising the Social Care Workforce is published by TOPPS, based in Leeds, England. This was the first national training strategy for England designed to analyse the skill needs of people working in the social care sector in England and to propose an action plan to improve both the qualification base and the quality of training over the coming five years.

Department of Health, Modernising social services: promoting independence, improving protection, raising standards published by the Stationery Office. This set up new institutions to regulate social care agencies and the social care workforce, with monitoring and inspection key to bringing about improvements: GSCC, SSSC, NISSC.

Modernising workforce data collection in social care Author: Ward, Francis Awarding Body: King's College London (University of London) It explores how and why the process of rationalising, systematising and modernising the process of data collection about its workforce by the English social care industry took place in the years Author: Francis Ward.

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Securing the future: funding health and social care to the s The Health Foundation Anita Charlesworth Zoe Firth Ben Gershlick Toby Watt Institute for Fiscal Studies Paul Johnson Elaine Kelly Tom Lee George Stoye Ben Zaranko Edited by Anita Charlesworth and Paul Johnson Copy-edited by Judith Payne.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies. Modernising the Social Care Workforce—The First National Training Strategy for England, Training Organisation for the Personal Social Services, (). National Health Service and Community Care Act, The Stationery Office, ().Author: Joan E.R.

Watson. Social Work and Mental Health offers a fresh approach to addressing mental health issues, emphasizing the relevance of mental health for all social workers, not just those in specialist mental health settings.

The book engages critically with the complexities of contemporary theory, policy and practice, recognizing developments in user and carer involvement and interprofessional by:. Aiming for excellence: a White Paper - modernising social work services in Scotland This paper sets out the government's proposals for improving the quality of social work services provided, offering better safeguards for those being cared for and strengthening professional standards.The workforce capacity planning model has been developed to support workforce transformation and to ensure that resources are used in the best Local authorities have a responsibility for workforce development across the whole social care workforce in their locality.

It is important to engage with the wider local social care and health.Furthermore, in Modernising Social Services, an objective for social services was ‘ to ensure that social care workers are appropriately skilled, trained and qualified, and to promote the.