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A quality strategy for social care

Consultation document setting out the Government's quality strategy for social services, focusing on what users want and on joint working with health and other services. Section one outlines the modernisation proposals. Section two outlines the role and purpose of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), which will be responsible for setting standards and guidelines for social care nationwide; and also describes the General Social Care Council, which will be responsible for increasing the levels of safety offered to users, carers and the general public by regulating the social care workforce. Section three is on creating a more skilled and competent workforce at all levels which will include putting in place occupational standards.

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Great britain. department of health
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Social care online
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