North east report calls for changes to children's care system
The country's social care system does not currently achieve the best outcomes for children and their families - and significant change...
Find out more about our Local Offer for care leavers
Our local offer tells you about all the support that we have in County Durham for you as a care leaver.
Support for care provider staff wellbeing
Care staff are working in very difficult circumstances and it is important they are supported in their health and wellbeing. This page...
NCFE cache Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (virtual delivery)
...qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings. It covers a...
Social work students praise training support through pandemic
Two student social workers have shared their experiences of training with our council during the coronavirus outbreak.
Care Connect supports thousands through the pandemic
An emergency alarm service supporting vulnerable residents across County Durham has responded to over 46,000 calls since the start of the pandemic.
National award for use of pioneering technology in care homes
...digital technology created specifically for use in County Durham and Darlington care homes has been recognised with a prestigious national...
Education, Health and Care (EHC) assessments and plans
An EHC plan can be issued to a child or young person between the ages of 0 and 25 years.
Care Academy provider charging policy for training course cancellations or non-attendance
The County Durham Care Academy is committed to offering a range of quality training to adult social care providers in County Durham...
Personal budgets for children and young people with an Education, Health and Care plan
...to arrange and pay for support that has been agreed in your Education, Health and Care plan. The amount depends on the needs and agreed...