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Training

Mandatory Training

This includes:
Moving and Handling, it is an essential part of domiciliary care which impacts upon the health and safety of both the client and the carer. The training covers:
  • The importance of back care
  • What the law says about moving and handling
  • The cause of back pain
  • Moving and handling equipment
  • Efficient moving principles
  • Dealing with falls
  • Dangerous techniques
Safeguarding.  The training covers:
  • The different categories of abuse.
  • How to recognise signs of abuse.
  • Their responsibility and how to report abuse.
  • The whistleblowing policy
  • The legislations around Abuse.
Medication. All domiciliary care workers must be trained to understand how medication contributes to the care that the client receive.
  • What is the key legislations
  • What type of medications there are
  • What their responsibilities are
  • What to do if a mistake happens.
  • Storage and security of medication
  • Specialist techniques.
Infection Control. The training covers:
  • Hand hygiene
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Waste management
  • Catheter care
  • Types of infections.
Health and Safety. The training covers:
  • Legislations and regulations
  • Policies and procedures
  • Risk Assessments
  • Responding to accidents and sudden illness
  • Promoting fire safety
  • Safety at work
  • Managing stress
  • Food safety
  • Nutrition and hydration.
First Aid. The training cover:
  • The role of the first aider
  • Managing an emergency
  • Health and safety regulations
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Unconscious casualty
  • CPR
  • Seizures (adults)
The other training we do is specialist training this includes:
  • Dementia
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Stroke awareness
  • Enteral Feeding
  • Parkinson’s.
  • Acquired Brain Injury