September 28, 2021

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The Registered Care Providers Association is pleased to announce that funding is now available for this year’s Workforce Development Fund (WDF) and that they are open for claims:

The WDF is funding from the Department of Health and Social Care, disseminated by Skills for Care.  It supports the provision of high quality care and the continuing professional development of staff across the adult social care sector by providing a contribution towards the costs of vocational learning.

In order to register, your organisation must first register with the Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set (ASC-WDS):

Once registered, please completed and return the Member Declaration Form to the RCPA via

RCPA will then send you the Claim Submission Form.

A full list of funded qualifications and learning programmes is attached, with more information about eligibility and the WDF process available via:

Please note the maximum claim per learner is £2,000 and the deadline for claims is 31/03/22.

If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact Laura at RCPA via