Care Certificate

31/10/2017
The Skills Platform has launched a toolkit to assist those responsible for delivering the Care Certificate to new employees as part of their induction, and for upskilling current employees. It has been created for a wide range of health and care staff, from small independent care homes to large organisations with experienced learning and development teams Read More
 
20/01/2017
With 2016 behind us, let us talk you through our plans for the year ahead with several new website enhancements, a brand new Clinical eLearning Hub, Care Certificate Implementation Toolkit and Support Worker Development Index. Read More
 
07/11/2016
In healthcare, the focus is often on brilliant surgeons, nurses or doctors (who, of course, we applaud). However, nurses and other medical professionals in the UK would not be able to do their job without the dedicated assistance of the support workforce. Read More
 
18/04/2016
With thousands of people running through the Care Certificate standards since its launch a year ago, we interview one of its lead architects, Angelo Varetto to reflect on successes and lessons learned. Read More
 
15/01/2016
The Care Certificate has been helping to standardise the initial training of new health and adult social care support workers since its launch in April 2015. However, back in November, Skills for Health, Health Education England and Skills for Care were forced to issue a joint statement to rectify some misleading claims made by certain training providers. Read More
 
14/01/2016
We get a large number of enquiries to the Skills Platform about the Care Certificate, so thought we'd put all our responses together in one place to help everyone interested. There's clearly some confusion still around about the Certificate, so we've tried to make this guide (mostly) jargon free. Read More