Training

Primecare pride itself on the quality and level of training they provide to their staff. So much so, we also offer our training services to other care companies.

The process comprises

  • intensive 6 days induction and training program in a classroom environment
  • upon satisfactory completion of the induction, and once CRB checks ans references are back, the trainee care workers are then sent out into the community to shadow an experienced care worker for a minimum of 1 week, to gain ‘hands-on’ experience.
  • after minimum 1 week shadowing the care workers ask to be signed off once they feel confident to work on their own. To be signed off, there is a formal assesment of work, for a minimum of one entire shift.
  • In term of staff support, we have an ‘open door’ policy to support all care workers.
  • We also provide 24 hour support for our care workers and service users.
  • We carry out an ongoing series of spot checks on the care workers whilst out in the community which monitors best practice and highlights any issues to be addressed.
  • Our supervision and appraisal process together with our quality asurance systems helps to identify on going training needs leading toward continuous personal development and continued high standards of care.
  • In addition, care workers attend specialist training sessions to enhance their knowledge and understanding of medical conditions, equipments, and care requirements. This empowers the care workers to support and enable greater understanding of their clients conditions, thus maximising independance.

Induction Process

Each member of staff completes a six day classroom induction, this includes: Day 1 The Role of Health and Social CareWorker Teaches care workers their main responsibilities in supporting an individual and sets out professional boundaries. Person Centred Support Care workers learn how to promote person-centred values in everyday work, and how to work in …

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Specialist Training

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