The home employs 1 Senior Manager, 1 Registered Manager, 2 Deputies, 2 Senior Carers, 17 Care Assistants, 6 Kitchen Staff, 1 laundry assistant and 4 domestics. The homes staff are selected for their qualities of reliability, integrity, skill, friendliness and professionalism. They are carefully screened and checked with the Criminal Record Bureau and references are always checked thoroughly. During induction all staff are trained in-house by experienced qualified senior staff, then must complete the Skills for Care Common Induction Standards and receive Mandatory Training in the following
Care code of conduct--Basic Food Hygiene--Infection Control--Health and Safety--Moving and Handling--Safeguarding Adults--Medication Training
After completing the induction staff can then commence on an N.V.Q. level 2 qualifications. At present we have over 86% of our staff that hold this qualification or above and are aiming for 100% of staff to be trained to this level. The Home also has internal training courses for such topics as, Fire Training, incontinence training, oral hygiene and COSHH etc.
Care staff within the home will be appropriately qualified to deliver the highest standard of care. A continuous staff training program is implemented to ensure that these high standards are maintained in line with the latest developments in care practices as may be laid down in appropriate legislation, regulations and the care quality commission.