The Social Care Roundtable

Future-Proofing the UK Care Sector Workforce

On 30th January 2015 - representatives from major Care Organisations from around the Country attended a roundtable event to discuss future-proofing the UK Care Sector workforce. 

It's estimated that the adult Social Care sector, in England along, will need an additional 1 million workers by 2025 - yet, the sector is struggling to evolve. 

The event included representatives from organisations such as Turning Point, Guiness Trust and Helping Hands, as well as representatives from both Aston University and Skills4Care.

Led by Amanda Marques, Director of Cohesion, attendees discussed a number of issues faced by the sector - including quality of staff; diversity; high turnover, and; dissemination in the sector.