Training

We employ a number of different external trainers to deliver training in different areas including:

  • COSHH (Control of Substances Harmful to Health)
  • SOVA (Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults)
  • Infection Control
  • H&S
  • Dementia
  • Mental Capacity / DOLS (Depravation of Liberty)
  • Fire safety
  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Infection Control
  • End of Life care
  • Common Health Conditions which covers Arthritis/Stroke/Dementia/Parkinson/Sensory loss
  • Understanding how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions, 
  • Understanding the care of Diabetes, Mental Health Awareness 

Some areas are compulsory to all staff whilst others depend on the individual's duties.

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Even if the particular area of training is not compulsory any member of staff is invited to participate in area that is available and many do to advance their general skill levels.

Staff also undertake Level 2/3 Distance Learning to achieve their NVQ qualifications