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Useful Web-site Links

Here you will find links to national and local sites supporting the social care sector

Care Quality Commission (CQC) - National regulatory body for health & social care

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) - sharing, and supporting the use of the best available knowledge and evidence about what works in practice

Skills for Care - Support & guidance for the social care sector

National Institute for Health & Care Excellence - guidance, advice, quality standards and information services for health, public health and social care. Contains resources to help maximise use of evidence and guidance.

ADASS (Association of Directors of Adult Social care Services-England) - work to promote higher standards of social care services, influence policies & decision-makers to transform the lives of people needing & providing care.

National Social Care Recruitment Campaign - Made With Care;

Free resources for providers to use when advertising their vacancies

Providers page for posting job vacancies on the national job search site

Job vacancy search page for those looking for work

Ideas that Change Health & Social Care - developing individuals and organisations from the Kings fund

Independant Age - a wide range of advice on saving money

Support for health & care workers - Kent & Medway health & well-being hub