All Care / Support workers complete the common induction standards and are trained but not limited in the following:
- Safe manual handling
- Food hygiene
- Health, safety and fire
- Infection control
- First aid
- Abuse awareness
Further training is available dependent on the role that the staff member is to undertake, such as end of life care, medication administration, dementia care and stroke awareness.
All Carers / Support workers are encouraged to achieve QCF Diploma level 2.
A structured training and development programme is in place for all staff and staff are encouraged to take ownership for their own career development.