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Care By Us centre of excellence

All of our care and support workers are fully trained in house and to a very high standard. Our training begins with a 3 day induction course, followed by E-learning covering the 15 “Care Certificate” standards, and online stroke training, all of which applicants must complete and pass before working unsupervised with Care By Us. The induction course and Care Certificate cover the following:

  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)
  • Recording & Reporting
  • Personal Care
  • Reablement
  • Dementia
  • Long Term Conditions
  • End of Life
  • Medication
  • Manual Handling
  • Understand your role
  • Your personal development
  • Duty of care
  • Equality and diversity
  • Work in a person centered way
  • Communication
  • Privacy and dignity
  • Fluids and nutrition
  • Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability
  • Safeguarding adults
  • Safeguarding children
  • Basic life support
  • Health and safety
  • Handling information
  • Infection prevention and control

Once initially trained, our care and support workers mentor with experienced colleagues to put their learning into practice and prove competence, they also undertake mandatory annual refresher training. We also offer and support our team through specialist training courses both internally, externally and online. These include but are not limited to:

  • Virtual dementia training
  • Autism
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastronomy feeding (PEG)
  • Mental Capacity Act/ DOLS
  • Senior Carer
  • Safety Intervention