The Social Care Commitment is closing to new sign ups

We’ve seen many successes with the Social Care Commitment since its launch on behalf of the Department of Health in 2012. However, recently there has been a decrease in sign ups and renewals, showing a reduced appetite for it in its present form.

As a result, we’ve decided to explore what else we can do to support employers.

If your organisation is already signed up you will still be able to access the account via this website until further notice.

If you’re due to renew your commitment, you can still do so by logging into your account.

No new employers will be able to sign up.

Skills for Care is resolutely committed to continual improvement and supporting the adult social care sector deliver high quality, person centred care.

A preliminary survey of the sector tells us that currently there are three main difficulties facing employers:

  • recruitment
  • verifying skills and qualifications
  • retention.

With the support of the Department of Health and our board we are investing time and resources in scoping a new concept to support the sector with these challenges. If you have feedback on any aspects of the Social Care Commitment that will help inform future activities please email tsccsupport@skillsforcare.org.uk.

We’d like to thank you for supporting the Social Care Commitment and dedicating your time and effort into promising to provide people who need care and support with high quality services, and in turn, helping to increase public confidence in social care.

We’ll update this page as soon as we have any more information. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us by calling 0845 300 9505 or emailing tsccsupport@skillsforcare.org.uk

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