Care providers know that embedding clear values, attitudes and behaviours in their workforce is key to quality service delivery and the new Social Care Commitment is designed to reinforce that in workplaces across England. Employers, individual employers and care workers will be able to sign up from 9 September promising to uphold seven statements that will help improve workforce quality. The Social Care Commitment is seen by the Department of Health as a key part of the solution to improving the standard of, and the public's confidence in care and support services. It marks the first time the sector has come together to make a public commitment to constantly improve the care and support provided by England's 1.63 million adult social care workers.
For more information visit www.skillsforcare.org.uk/thesocialcarecommitment