Social Care Workforce Consultation Analysis

The Department of Health and Social Care’s 2018 public consultation on the adult social care workforce sought views and recommendations on the following topics:

  • Attracting and recruiting the right staff
  • Retaining staff
  • Workforce planning
  • Workforce development
  • The regulatory framework

Almost 500 responses were received to the consultation. We developed an analytical framework to organise and analyse the responses by theme, sub-theme and respondent type/role. We also analysed 150 responses to questions on adult social care in Health Education England’s public consultation on its workforce strategy, Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future.

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