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star this property date less than 2016-11-08more like thismore than 2016-11-08
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services: Training remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to increase the level of investment in training for 16 to 25 year olds in the adult care sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hyndburn more like this
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Graham Jones more like this
star this property uin 52308 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-17more like thismore than 2016-11-17
star this property answer text <p>The Department continues to spend significant levels of funding to train and develop the adult social care workforce, including those aged between 16-25.</p><p> </p><p>In 2016/17, the Department will provide £23 million in funding to Skills for Care for the training and development of the adult social care workforce including for 16-25 year olds. This includes £12 million for the Workforce Development Fund which provides support to employers for modules and qualifications for their workers in adults’ services in the private and voluntary sectors.</p><p> </p><p>The Department is working closely with the sector skills council partner, Skills for Care, through programmes such as apprenticeships in social care and Care Ambassadors which promote positive image of the sector in schools and colleges.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Warrington South more like this
star this property answering member printed David Mowat more like this
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less than 2016-11-17T11:56:44.533Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-17T11:56:44.533Z
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4080
star this property label Biography information for David Mowat more like this
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3999
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham P Jones more like this
512602
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-13more like thismore than 2016-04-13
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services: Training remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the minimum standards required to practice as a care worker are; and what steps he is taking to ensure online training courses in care work are regularly assessed and adequate to meet those requirements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 33868 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-04-19more like thismore than 2016-04-19
star this property answer text <p>All providers of health or adult social care activities that fall under the supervision of the Care Quality Commission have a legal duty to ensure that all staff working to provide those activities have the qualifications, competence, skills and experience necessary for the work to be performed.</p><p> </p><p>Health and social care support workers should meet the Care Certificate standards. The Certificate comprises 15 standards that cover the fundamental skills, knowledge and behaviours that are required to provide safe, effective and compassionate care.</p><p> </p><p>The Care Certificate contains practical components that must be completed. There are a number of online commercial Care Certificate training products that do not make this clear. Health Education England and Skills for Care are working on online training materials to provide a free-of-charge and authoritative alternative to the current commercial offerings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ipswich more like this
star this property answering member printed Ben Gummer more like this
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less than 2016-04-19T16:46:05.7Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-19T16:46:05.7Z
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3988
star this property label Biography information for Ben Gummer more like this
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1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
438503
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-15more like thismore than 2015-12-15
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services: Training remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the training scheme to create a career ladder for care workers by developing the role of care practitioners has been cancelled. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL4599 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-20more like thismore than 2016-01-20
star this property answer text <p><strong></strong></p><p>The Government is spending significant sums this year (circa £130 million) to train and develop the adult social care workforce; this includes £12m for the Workforce Development Fund for training to develop the workforce.</p><br /><p>Whilst pre-contract discussions had taken place, no formal financial commitment was made to this specific project by UK Commission for Employment and Skills and the project has been informed that funding is not available.</p><br /><p>In order to prioritise funding on the adult skills participation budgets, savings are being made from supporting budgets such as the UKCES.</p><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /><p>The Government is working closely with its delivery partners, Skills for Care and National Skills Academy Social Care to improve the level of skills of the adult social care workforce.</p><br /><p>The adult social care workforce has a key role to play as service users experience of care depends heavily on the sensitivity and compassion of care workers. Better skills and training are an important part of raising standards overall.</p><br /> <br /> <br />
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2016-01-20T15:20:00.343Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-20T15:20:00.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-15more like thismore than 2015-10-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services: Training remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department intends to establish or encourage national training schemes for care providers to ensure consistency in care provision across the sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Ben Howlett more like this
star this property uin 12118 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-23more like thismore than 2015-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The introduction of the Care Certificate, a recommendation of the Cavendish Review, will help to improve the consistency of training in the sector. As of 1 April 2015, all new social care support workers and healthcare assistants are expected to attain the new Care Certificate within their first twelve weeks of employment.</p><br /><p>The Department funds Skills for Care, the partner in the sector skills council for social care, to produce a range of resources for workers to develop the knowledge to support people who use the services. This includes the apprenticeships programme which is important in growing a consistently skilled workforce providing high quality care for the future.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ipswich more like this
star this property answering member printed Ben Gummer more like this
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less than 2015-10-23T13:14:05.807Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-23T13:14:05.807Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ben Gummer more like this
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4445
unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Howlett more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services: Training remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve training and development in the care sector. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL5090 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-06more like thismore than 2015-03-06
star this property answer text <p>It is the responsibility of individual employers to ensure that staff are appropriately trained and competent to carry out the roles they are employed to provide.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department continues to work with Skills for Care to develop a comprehensive suite of standards and qualifications to support employers in developing the care sector workforce.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>From 1 April 2015, the Department is introducing the Care Certificate for new healthcare assistants and social care support workers to enable them to receive the high quality and consistent training and support they need to do their jobs.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2015-03-06T10:53:32.357Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-06T10:53:32.357Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
168493
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services: Training remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the total budget allocated by each appropriate department to support the education and training of non-regulated care staff in each of the last three years. more like this
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Lord Willis of Knaresborough more like this
star this property uin HL3523 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-19more like thismore than 2014-12-19
star this property answer text <p>Information on the total expenditure on education and training of the adult social care workforce is not available centrally.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of individual social care employers to ensure their staff are appropriately trained and competent to carry out their role. The Department of Health has supported employers to train their staff through the sponsorship of Skills for Care, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and the National Skills Academy for Social Care.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Funding to develop the social care workforce (both regulated and non-regulated) has been made available to these organisations as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>£ million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>£27.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>£31.3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>£30.7</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><em> </em></p><p> </p><p><em>Notes</em>:</p><p> </p><p>Figures include some social work programmes and in the case of SCIE are funding for e-learning only. The Department does not hold figures for non-regulated care staff only.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-12-19T14:55:30.307Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-19T14:55:30.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Willis of Knaresborough more like this