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Training

NECC offers its staff a comprehensive training programs, some which are a mandatory requirement for all care staff, others which are more specific and are
necessary for staff to understand and learn how best to support staff who have specific needs.

The following are training currently offered:

a) Mandatory Care Staff Training:

  • Principles of Care
  • First Aid
  • Health and Safety
  • Protection of Vulnerable adults
  • Food Hygiene
  • Fire Safety
  • Challenging behaviour
  • Risk assessment
  • Empowerment
  • Self Directed Support/Personalisation/In Control
  • Confidentiality
  • Working in other people‚Äôs homes
  • Infection Control

b) Optional Staff Training:

  • Medicine Management
  • Epilepsy awareness/management
  • Understanding and management of diabetis
  • Care of people who have dementia/alzeimers
  • Understanding and support of people who have suffered a head injury
  • Understanding and support of people who have learning disabilities
  • Care of elderly people
  • Moving and Handling/Hoist training
  • Infection Control

c) Formal Training:

  • HNC Health and Social Care
  • SVQ level ii/iii Health and Social Care

Links to training providers
www.social-care.tvonline training on numerous subjects, including:

  • Protection of vulnerable adults
  • First Aid Awareness
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Dementia Care
  • Health and Safety
  • Food Hygiene
  • Support and Supervision
  • Fire Safety
  • Infection control

www.viascotland.org.ukCapacity building for people who have learning disabilities, including :

  • Assertiveness training
  • Food Hygiene
  • Health and Safety
  • Risk assessment

www.f1train.co.uk -

  • Health and Safety
  • Moving and handling
  • first aid