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17 May 2021

Promoting Excellence: Leading best practice, best care and support 10 years on

Ten years on from its publication as Scotland’s first national dementia workforce development framework, the 2021 Promoting Excellence Framework reflects progress made on the actions, priorities and commitments of the dementia strategies and national activity on dementia.

Dementia Your learning

28 Apr 2021

New skin breakdown app for social service workers

We have developed a new app to help social service workers identify potential skin breakdown on people they support in partnership with Glasgow School of Art’s School of Simulation and Visualisation.

Your learning

01 Mar 2021

New improvements to the SSSC MyLearning app

We are overwhelmed by the positive response for our MyLearning app. Since launching it last November, over 5,000 people have used the app, nearly 40,000 learning logs have been recorded and 800 people have shared their learning journal with someone else.

Your learning

26 Feb 2021

Free courses for social service workers

The University of Glasgow is offering new fully funded 10-week courses to social service workers in Scotland. 

Your learning

26 Feb 2021

New guide for Dementia Ambassadors, social service workers and carers

We’ve published a new guide which offers information and advice to support Dementia Ambassadors in their role.

Dementia Your learning

06 Jan 2021

Group applications open for Scottish Improvement Foundations Skills programme

We are working with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) to offer social service workers the chance to undertake the Scottish Improvement Foundation Skills programme starting this spring.

Social service workforce Your learning

18 Nov 2020

New MyLearning app to help you

We’ve developed a new app, MyLearning, to help you record and reflect on the learning you do every day. It’s free and you can use it to record your continuous professional learning (CPL).

Your learning

11 Nov 2020

Updated guidance for SVQ assessment centres

We’ve updated the supplementary guidance for SVQ assessment centres dealing with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic when assessing candidates. This replaces the previous guidance issued in May 2020.

Your learning

03 Nov 2020

How to help your staff with SSSC Open Badges

SSSC Open Badges have been very popular over the last few months with lots of social service workers visiting the website for the first time. We’ve produced guidance for managers to help workers get the most from their learning activity.

Your learning

02 Nov 2020

New person-centred care during COVID-19 situations report

A new insight report published by Health Improvement Scotland (HIS) in partnership with the SSSC and Care Inspectorate outlines key elements of what has enabled good practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social service workforce Your learning

26 Aug 2020

Resources for carer support staff during COVID-19

We’ve published two new guides for carer support staff; It’s all about you and Death, dying and bereavement.

Your learning Carers