Social Care Institute For Excellence (SCIE)
The Social Care Institute for Excellence gathers and publicises knowledge about how to make social care services better. SCIE is an independent organisation created in response to the government drive to improve quality in social care services across England and Wales. It was launched in October 2001, has around 30 permanent staff and a board of 12 trustees who guide its work and ensure its independence. SCIE is funded by the Department of Health and the Welsh Assembly. SCIE will be working with the Northern Ireland assembly in the future, and has links with the Scottish Executive.
- To improve the experience of people who use social care by developing and promoting knowledge about good practice in the sector.
- Using knowledge gathered from diverse sources and a broad range of people and organisations to develop resources for sharing freely, supporting those working in social care and empowering service users.
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