In this section you can find Resource links and guidance to:

  • LBS resources
  • Skills For Care mandatory training and good practice
  • Social care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) Skills checks
  • Underpinning Legislation

A robust programme of staff induction, training, skills and knowledge refresher updates and competency checks is essential to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and good practice.


  • Training matrix example (to follow)




  • Health and Care Act 2022 
  • Section 181 NEW LD and Autism training legal requirement
  • Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018
  • Equality Act 2010
  • Health and Social Care Act 2008
    • (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 and the Protection of Freedoms Bill (recruitment practices)
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Food Safety Act 1990
    • Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995 and Food Safety (Temperature Control) Regulations 1995
  • Mental Health Act 1983
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
    • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (amended 2002)
  • Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations 1989 
  • HSE guidance
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