Skills for Care

Digital skills in the social care workforce


Primary research, including desk research, surveys, depth interviews and site visits, to understand the digital skills currently needed in adult social care services

Digital capabilities in the social care workforce: research reports
Article in Guardian Social Care Network
Link to slideshow (Prezi)
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Download Interactive summary (pdf)
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Learning technologies in social care


Researching and authoring a guide for social care employers on the most effective use of learning technologies.

Learning technologies in social care: A guide for employers
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Link to iBook version
Link to Google Play version 

National Minimum Dataset for Social care


Evaluation of the impact on research and policy of the NMDS-SC, produced by Skills for Care Workforce Intelligence. Using bibliometrics, webometrics and in-depth 'research payback' interviews. In collaboration with Spirit Research and Evaluation Ltd.

Preparing for personalisation


Research report to assess the relevance of the Care Skillsbase tools and services for supporting the communication and number skills of direct employers and their personal assistants.

Related links

Preparing for personalisation report (2008)