Launching our STEP Course for Carers

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What is the Step Senior Carers Course?

This 6-week training programme allows your senior carers the opportunity to up-skill their existing clinical skills and continue to deliver high quality evidence-based care within your home.  

Healthcare Support Workers play a vital role in providing high quality patient care; their skills and experience are highly valued throughout the healthcare industry and healthcare organisations are now looking to bridge the gap in skills and knowledge between carers and registered nurses.

AIMED AT

Our course is aimed at experienced support workers employed within the care home setting looking to enhance their existing knowledge and skills

In a series of classroom based theory, e-learning and practical sessions, carers will be mentored and accredited on the following competencies:.

  • Reflective Diary
  • Accountability
  • Record-keeping
  • Dementia
  • MUST & Waterlow
  • Assessments
  • Aseptic Non-Touch Technique
  • Infection, Prevention
  • and Control
  • Measuring Observations
  • (including NEWS2)
  • Medication Management
  • End of Life Care
  • Tissue Viability (including PressureUlcer and Wound Care)
  • Dysphagia
  • Catheter Care 
  • Stoma Care
  • Diabetes Care (including Insulin Administration, Blood Glucose Monitoring)
  • PEG & Gastrostomy Care (Enteral Feeding)
  • Venepuncture

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Underpinned by

CPD Accredited

danielle clinical director of nursing

DANIELLE CAMPBELL

DIRECTOR OF NURSING

“We stand proud of every single individual in the field who aims to protect and save the lives of their patients, residents, and one another.”

Danielle Campbell

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