Care Induction Training

Our induction training is delivered twice a month over 5 days. Day 5 includes City and Guilds Dementia Award Level 2. Employers can claim back WDF (Workforce Development Fund) to support the cost of completing this training. The course content includes:

The Care Certificate

  • Understand your role

  • Your personal development

  • Duty of care

  • Equality and diversity

  • Work in a person-centred 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


First Aid

  • The Role of the First Aider

  • Primary Survey

  • Recovery Position

  • CPR

  • First Aid responsibilities for: Choking, Seizures, Shock, Bleeding, Stroke,
    Burns, Heart Attacks


Moving and Handling of People

  • Definition and background of Moving and Handling

  • Methods for safe moving and Handling

  • Law and Legislation

  • The Vertebral Column

  • The three Bio-mechanic principles

  • Potential work place hazards

  • Effective communication

  • Falling clients and stairs

  • Recording and reporting information

  • Practical Application of Moving and Handling Techniques



  • The importance of maintaining the service user’s privacy, dignity, independence and choice

  • Legislation surrounding medication administration

  • The various roles and responsibilities with regards medication administration

  • Categories of medication, as set out by the Medicine’s Act 1968

  • Variety of medications, their uses and side effects

  • Define ‘contra-indication’ and how it affects medication administration

  • How to deal with refusals and errors in medication administration

  • Features of medication administration records (MAR) and their requirements

  • How medication should be stored and disposed of safely

  • Identify what you should look for when checking a prescription

  • Safe administration of medication including eye drop/ear drop instillation

  • Infection control measures


Personal Care

  • Introduction to personal care

  • Infection Control

  • Hygiene

  • Assisting with continence needs

  • Practical discussion – Continence pads, Catheter care, Stoma care, Compression stockings

  • Pain Management

  • Assisting with eating and drinking

  • Skin care and pressure ulcer management

  • Expected/unexpected death


Dementia Awareness

  • What is Dementia

  • The most common types of Dementia and their causes

  • The key features of the theoretical models of Dementia

  • Person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with Dementia

  • Understand factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals with Dementia

  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in Dementia care

For the latest dates and prices please call us on 01432 382018 or use the contact form.