April 2018 Health and Social Care Update

16 April 2018

This April update covers revised standards for Adult Care apprenticeships and more.

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Have you read 'The state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England' report?

The report builds on the workforce estimates published in the size and structure of the adult social care sector and workforce report, provides more in-depth information about the sector and its workforce characteristics.

Download this report

Revised Standards for Adult Care Apprenticeships

Both the Adult Care and the Lead Adult Care Worker Standards and Assessment Plans have been revised and amendments have been made, please make sure you are using the most up to date versions from the IfA website.

Erratum notice for Centres

  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Care 603/2762/5
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care 603/2764/9

Dear Colleagues,

We have noticed a minor error within both of the specifications for the above named qualifications for Unit 7.

Level 2 Diploma in Care – Unit 7 Implement Person-centred Approaches in Care Settings, page 85. The 6 Cs, the word Choice is incorrect and in fact should be Communication.

Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care – Unit 7 Promote Person-centred Approaches in Care Settings, page 88. The 6 Cs, the word Choice is incorrect and in fact should be Communication.

End Point Assessors

We are recruiting Independent End Point Assessors for both Adult Care Worker and Lead Adult Care Worker Standards.

 See the list of vacancies 

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