Other Useful Websites

Below are some other resources and valuable websites, available for your convenience. If you run a Social Care service or website and you would like a link to your information to be made available on this page, please contact admin@lscpinfo.co.uk

We hope to build up a repository of useful site within the sector, our partners can put their websites under 'Our Members' by contacting the IT team here, below are some other links related to social care which are useful. If you would like your link to appear on this site, please contact us.

Life Coach Directory
We provide the UK with a huge life coach support network, enabling individuals to find a life coach close to them and appropriate for their needs.

Skills for Care
Skills for Care is the employer led authority on the training standards and development needs of nearly one million social care staff in England providing over £25 million in funding to support improved training and qualifications for managers and staff.

Care Quality Commission
We are the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

British Association of Social Workers
BASW is the only professional association for social workers in the UK, with offices in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Our primary aim is to promote the best possible social work services for all people who may need them, while also securing the well-being of social workers.

Social Care Institute for Excellence
The Social Care Institute for Excellence’s (SCIE) mission is to identify and spread knowledge about good practice to the large and diverse social care workforce and support the delivery of transformed, personalised social care services.

National Care Association
National Care Association was formed in 1981. Its primary aim is to lobby the Government to benefit both its members and the people in their care.

National Skills Academy
We identify and provide solutions to the strategic learning and training needs of employers in the sector– leadership, management and commissioning skills – to help the sector collectively meet the care demands of an ageing population.

English Community Care Association
The English Community Care Association (ECCA) is the largest representative body for community care in England.

Association for Care Training and Assessment Networks
ACTAN strives to promote and develop good practice with regard to the training delivery and assessment of health and social care staff, and those who support children and young people. ACTAN believes that quality services are reliant on the skills, knowledge, values and attitudes of those who work in such services, and the professionalism of such staff.

United Kingdom Homecare Association
United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd (UKHCA) is the professional association of home care providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors. UKHCA helps organisations that provide social care, which may include nursing services, to people in their own homes, promoting high standards of care and providing representation with national and regional policy-makers and regulators.
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