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Skills for Care and Development: Supporting employers with the workforce implications of Assistive Technologies


sfcd1This Skills for Care and Development project will take a strategic approach to the development of a national training strategy for assistive technology.

An increasing number of citizens are in need of care.  Decreasing levels of public resource means that there is a need to deliver services in more effective ways and utilise the care workforce more efficiently. Electronic assistive technology (AT) has the potential to offer cost efficiencies, improve service quality and reduce pressure on those delivering care services.

Return On Investment

  • National training strategy for assistive technology in the care sector
  • Production of assistive technology knowledge and skills sets
  • Enabling increased employer investment in AT workforce development

UK Commission investment: £306,000
Employer/Other Investment: £0
Employer/Other in-kind investment: £40,850

Further Information

For more information about this project please contact:
Website: http://www.skillsforcareanddevelopment.org.uk
Contact details: http://www.skillsforcaredevelopment.org.uk/contactus

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