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19 - 20 March 2025

NEC Birmingham

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UK Care Week 2024 Agenda



A workforce strategy for adult social care: from wish to reality

20 Mar 2024
Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
Workforce training & development , Staff wellbeing , Management & Leadership , Policy & Strategy

Skills for Care, the strategic workforce development body for England, is spearheading the creation of a much-needed workforce strategy for adult social care to help the sector in build the workforce it needs for the future. Oonagh Smyth, CEO of Skills for Care, is co-chairing the strategy steering group, where representatives from across the sector are collaborating to develop the strategy. Oonagh will talk about how the strategy is becoming a reality, the positive impact it will have on adult social care, and how the sector can contribute to its success.

Oonagh Smyth, Chief Executive - Skills for Care