All care and ancillary staff currently have an induction course covering an extensive range of topics, including:
Handling (theory and Practice), Moving
Health and Safety, Privacy and Dignity
Safeguarding Adults, Basic First Aid
Managing Challenging Behaviour, COSHH
Staff who are new to care undertake the new streamlined Common Induction Standards Course, which covers 12 areas, ranging from Company Orientation through to Moving and Handling, with a focus on actual training.
Registered nurses have an individual Induction process and are sent on external courses relevant to their needs.
New Starters are issued with a programme to ensure they know how to achieve their personal continuous development plan.