To ensure that all Employees are selected and trained for the specific job that they are employed for and that they meet the needs of all legislation.

All Employees must feel as though they are part of the process of quality care and to do that they must have the right tools (knowledge and experience) to do so.


This consists of compulsory training

  • Moving & Handling (2 days) and renewed every two years
  • Food Hygiene
  • First Aid and renewed every two years
  • Company Aims and Objectives and business plan
  • Policies & Procedures/paperwork
  • Catheter Care
  • Role Playing
  • Abuse/Harm Awareness
  • Tell Someone
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Medication
  • Infection control and skin care, personal care
  • Nutrition
  • Shadowing until ready and confident to start
  • Personal time with your Care Co-ordinator
  • Ongoing Training and Development
  • Abuse/harm Awareness
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes Awareness
  • Employee Planning via your Appraisal
  • Heartstart
  • Huntingdon’s Awareness
  • Informal Home Carer Talks
  • Infection Control
  • Interviewing
  • Management/leadership and Business
  • Planning
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s
  • Palliative Care
  • Peer Talks
  • Personal Safety Awareness (2011)
  • Refresher Policies & Procedures
  • Shadowing and Mentoring
  • SVQ Training
  • Values Training

This list is not exhaustive and open to discussion, if there is something that is not here then it would be considered.

SVQ, external & internal opportunities