Training & Development of Staff

Caring Direct is at the forefront of supporting staff through training and ongoing development.

Caring Direct ensures that all staff are given full training and ongoing support throughout their term of employment. Caring Direct adopt a training and development programme that requires a well structured  initial induction training, prior to any provision of care.

Caring Direct provides the opportunity for Care Workers to receive Induction Training at our dedicated Training Centre with qualified training staff. Caring Direct also provides a formal course of learning, learning workbooks, online learning opportunities and the provision to shadow an experienced colleague prior to providing care.

From the outset staff undergo a comprehensive training procedure which includes the following... 

  • The Care Certificate
  • Covid-19
  • Moving and Positioning
  • Safeguarding and Protection of Adults
  • Mental Capacity Act and Deprevation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Medication Management and Administration
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Basic Life Support
  • End of Life Care
  • Data Protection inclusive of GDPR
  • Effective Record Keeping
  • Person Centred Care
  • Fire Awareness
  • Fluid and Nutrition
  • Safe Food Hygiene
  • COSHH (Care of Substances Hazardous to Health)
  • Wound Care Management
  • Continence Care
  • Health and Safety
  • Dignity in Care
  • Infection Control
  • Bed Rails
  • Catheter Care
  • Stoma Care
  • PEG Feeding
  • NVQ Level 2,3,4,5 subject to experience