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News & Developments

Some resources for the Care Certificate have been updated. Details are on the Skills for Health and the Skills for Care websites. 

Healthcare assistant employers have been warned against training providers making false claims they have been licensed to provide a government-recommended care certificate, according to an article in Nursing Times

Article in Nursing in Practice about a Health Education England (HEE) plan to jointly train health and social care staff.

Healthcare assistants could play a bigger part in supporting practice nurses and doctors with administrative work in future- with the skills required added to the Care Certificate. An article in Nursing

The Care Quality Commission welcomes the launch of the Care Certificate as a framework for good practice.

A BBC news report about the Care Certificate.

What the Care Certificate means for frontline staff, managers and employers - report from The Guardian.

Employers given guidance on assessing staff against the Care Certificate - a report from Community Care.