Derbyshire County Council provide
a full induction training package for all Managers and Staff including topics such as Falls Prevention, Infection Control, First Aid, Dementia, etc. Specialist training is provided by relevant professionals where a need is identified such as catheter or stoma care and specific training is available for the varying needs of people who live with us.
All staff have either achieved or working towards a level 2 qualification in care which is a requirement of the post and relevant in-house training courses around medication, safeguarding, etc.
Managers are required to achieve, or have achieved, up to a level 4/5 qualification in Care/Management.
There is an excellent retention of staff and the majority of the team at Lacemaker Court DCC Unit have been at the home for many years.
All staff at Lacemaker Court DCC Unit has completed the 5.5 day specialist dementia care training. Training is always high on the agenda and the manager is very proactive in ensuring the staffs is trained to a high level.