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Events & News

The Care Market Development Team shares with Staffordshire Care Providers information about activities, meetings and events across Staffordshire and Midlands which support the Adult Care Sector workforce to lead, deliver and grow.

This page is designed to be saved as a favourite drop in location, enabling Managers to understand social care direction of travel and be amongst the first to change to a new idea or way of doing something.  


Featured event links for your selection:

Staff psychological wellbeing hub - Discover staff wellbeing events

Skills for Care - Discover being prepared for CQC inspection

Social Care Institute for Excellence - Discover State of Care report

Department of Health & Social Care - Discover new pools of talent

Care Quality Commission - Latest items keeping you ahead of the curve

Supportive Communities - Support Staffordshire - Supports people to live independently, with support from families and communities


Upcoming Events

The Care Market Development Team have the following free training courses and webinars running over the next few months.  

The training courses listed below are fully funded. Spaces are limited and will be administered on a first come, first served basis. We’re expecting spaces to get booked up quickly so please book yourself or colleagues onto your chosen training as soon as you can to avoid disappointment.

There is a limit of 2 people per registered location for the training, we would ask that you not book more than 2 spaces for any training session to ensure other care providers are able to access the training.

Booking onto training through our current Eventbrite page, which you can also navigate to via your MiDoS for CARE home screen.

Training opportunities include:

  • Digital Social Care Record (DSCR) Funding in Staffordshire and Stoke
    An overview of funding that is available to care locations in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, to transition to a digital social care record system.
    Click on the date to rederve your place:

    Friday 13th October @ 15:00 - 16:00

Staff Psychological Wellbeing Hub Webinar

FREE confidential support for Social Care and NHS Staff in Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent.
Workshop dates for your diary as follows:

Supporting Carers in the Workplace*
Tuesday 7th November 13:00  or  Thursday 9th November 10:00

Introduction to Anxiety*
Tuesday 14th November 13:00  or  Thursday 16th November 10:00

Introduction to Grief & Bereavement*
Tuesday 21st November 13:00 or  Thursday 23rd November 10:00

The Power of Introverts*
Tuesday 28th November 13:00 or  Thursday 30th November 10:00

Links will be added as they become available

Skills for Care Events:Disclosure and Barring Service Workshops

This two-workshop series (Disclosure and Barring) will cover essential learning around DBS products and services, and how to apply the learning in your organisation. The workshops are ideal for those working in or supporting the Adult Social Care sector, particularly those with recruitment or safeguarding responsibilities. While it is beneficial to attend both sessions, you can choose to attend one as a standalone event.Reserve your spot by clicking the date below:

Tuesday 10th October@ 13:00 - 15:00

Tuesday 17th October@ 13:00 - 15:00

Safeguarding Events:

Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards (DoLS Awareness)  

This event is intended for all frontline staff working in the health and social care sector. The course is free, and no previous qualifications are required. This is a two hour virtual course.
Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards Course Booking Page

Adult Safeguarding Awareness  

This event is intended for all frontline staff working in the health and social care sector. The course is free, and no previous qualifications are required. This is a two hour virtual course.
Adult Safeguarding Awareness Course Booking Page 

Featured Local Events

  1. The Social Care Workforce Programme was shared with Care Providers on 19th April 2023: Staffordshire's Social Care Workforce Strategy is now live and can be located on their dedicated webpages: Staffordshire Social Care Workforce - Valuing social care in Staffordshire (valuingsocialcareinstaffs.co.uk)


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