Social Care Learning Team

What is Mandatory Training for Carers?

Introduction to mandatory training for carers: Mandatory training for carers is crucial for ensuring the safety, competence, and compliance of care staff in various healthcare settings. This training equips carers with the essential skills and knowledge to meet legal and regulatory requirements while providing high-quality care. Core Training Areas Additional Training Areas Frequency of Training

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Day in the life of a Domiciliary Care Worker in the UK

As the elderly population in the UK continues to expand, demand for domiciliary care workers has skyrocketed. These dedicated caregivers offer invaluable assistance for individuals needing help with daily tasks; thus enabling them to remain independent living at home. Indeed with more and more people applying for roles and sponsored care worker roles in the

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Boost Your Prospects of Securing a Job in Health and Social Care in the UK

Introduction:The health and social care sector is an integral component of UK’s workforce, offering rewarding career opportunities across its many facets. An ageing population and ongoing changes within the sector has increased demand for skilled professionals – this blog post will offer valuable advice to increase your chances of obtaining employment. Gain Relevant Qualifications: Education

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Reasons why care homes fail CQC inspections and how to avoid the same mistakes

Introduction: The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and social care services in England. They inspect and rate care homes to ensure that they provide safe, effective, and compassionate care to their residents. Unfortunately, many care homes fail to meet the required standards and receive a poor rating from the CQC.

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The Five Key Questions Answered About CQC Inspections

We understand that CQC inspections can be a daunting prospect for healthcare providers, and that’s why we’ve created this comprehensive guide to help you understand the key questions surrounding CQC inspections. Section 1: What is the CQC and why are inspections important? The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is an independent regulator of health and social

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8 steps to avoid a low CQC rating for your Care Company

We have compiled an exhaustive guide to help healthcare providers avoid a low CQC rating. A Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating reflects the quality and safety of care provided by a healthcare facility. It is essential to maintain a high CQC rating to ensure that the facility is providing quality care to patients. A low

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Why having robust policies is essential for your Domiciliary Care Business

Domiciliary care is an incredibly important service for those in need. For this reason alone it is important that domiciliary care providers ensure they have robust policies and procedures in place to guarantee the safety, health and wellbeing of both their clients and staff members. For starters, recruitment processes should be regulated in order to

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