Leading Change Improving Care (LCIC) Course

Leading Change Improving Care (LCIC) is a leadership and management training course developed by Skills for Care. The LCIC programme is designed to help Health and Social Care professionals to implement change within their organisation.

Leading Change Improving Care

Leading Change Improving Care – Skills for Care Management Training

Leading Change Improving Care (LCIC) is a leadership and management training course developed by Skills for Care. The LCIC programme is designed to help Health and Social Care professionals to implement change within their organisation. The leadership programme for care is delivered online by an expert tutor, like our other leadership programmes, Well Led, and Lead to Succeed.

The programme can be fully funded using the Workforce Development Fund.

LCIC equips carers with the tools and techniques needed to lead change in their workplaces. Leading Change Improving Care covers a range of topics, including understanding the change process, creating a vision for change, building effective teams, and managing resistance to change.

Key Learning Outcomes of the LCIC Course:

  • Understand the change process and how it impacts health and social care.
  • Develop a vision for change that aligns with the needs of your clients and organisation.
  • Build and lead effective teams that can successfully implement change.
  • Learn to recognise and manage resistance to change.
  • Develop and implement a change plan that can improve the quality of care you provide.
  • Learn to evaluate the effectiveness of change initiatives and adjust your approach accordingly.
  • Gain confidence and skills to lead change initiatives in your workplace.
  • Achieve better outcomes for your clients and organisation through improved care practices.

This programme is part of our Care Leadership Academy. As a Skills for Care “Centre of Excellence” endorsed learning provider, over 3,000 social care managers have now successfully completed our leadership programmes. If you want to join them and experience the benefits – register here.

Claim back the cost of LCIC using the Workforce Development Fund

  • Train for free
  • Improve retention
  • Develop your leaders

At just £400 per learner

“Our data shows that if a service is rated good or outstanding in well-led, it’s more likely to be rated good or outstanding overall, compared with any other key question.” – The Care Quality Commission

Upcoming Programme Dates

5 Days
Skills for Care
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Frequently asked Questions

Find the leadership programme you would like to book on our website and use our secure online payment portal to checkout. Alternatively, you can get in touch with us if you would like to book your own programme.

You can book a place for yourself, or book your whole team onto one of our programmes.

Lead to Succeed has been designed for leaders in Social Care up to and including Registered Managers. Well Led is for experienced managers who are in a leadership role in a CQC rated organisation. Leading Change Improving Care (LCIC) is a national development programme for new and
experienced managers of adult social care services.

This management training is designed for:

  • Care Managers wishing to refresh their skills
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • Nursing Staff
  • Deputy Managers
  • Senior Staff
  • Aspiring and New Managers
  • Induction Mentors

Once you join a leadership programme, you will receive details to join each module before the session starts. You will also be given access to your own leadership dashboard on our website to download your programme resources and access the course webinar links.

The Skills for Care management training courses don’t have an associated level. They are for anyone who would like to develop their leadership skills.

Currently we deliver all of our courses virtually. However, for large organisations with training requirements for multiple staff, we can deliver our leadership programmes on-site.

If you miss a module, you will need to pay to take that individual module again. We don’t offer refunds for any places booked on programmes or modules.

If you’re unable to attend the programme you have booked, we will offer an alternative programme to join.

No, it’s best practice to have completed the Lead to Succeed programme but it’s not a requirement.

You can complete both Well Led and Lead to Succeed claim back funding for both once they are completed.

Once the programme has been completed and you have your certificate, you can claim funding back directly from Skills for Care or through an Employer Led Partnership. You must be Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set (ASCWDS) compliant in order to claim funding.

Our team can support you in doing this through one of our recommended Employer Led Partnerships.

Our Learning programmes don’t require a Unique Learner Number (ULN) to claim back funding.