Care workers upon appointment undertake initial induction training, to introduce them to the organisation, its philosophy of care, aims and objectives, policies and procedures.

All care workers within six months of commencing employment are required to register for their NVQ in Care, which should be completed within twelve months.


Care workers receive regular training in all aspects of their work, including:-

  • moving and handling
  • first aid
  • food hygiene, healthy eating and nutrition
  • administration of medication
  • infection control
  • equality, diversity and human rights
  • personalization
  • health and safety
  • care and protection of vulnerable adults
  • Other specialist needs, Dementia Care and Palliative Care