Training at Extra Care

We put the ♡ in care

We believe it’s important that we get the support we offer right for everyone the way that we support each other as a team is important to us.

The right training means that staff and Service Users can be confident that everyone is ready to do their very best every single time we visit your home.

Our dedicated Learning and Development Team will ensure each worker receives:
  • A comprehensive induction in line with N.I.S.C.C and R.Q.I.A standards
  • Service User specific training based on assessed need
  • Moving and Handling
  • Person Centred Practices
  • Infection Control
  • De-escalation
  • Nutrition and Food Hygiene
  • Dementia Care
  • Continence Management
  • Feeding
  • Stoma Care

These are just some of the courses that we offer, alongside N.V.Q and classroom based learning we offer on line refreshers and remote learning. You will also receive a practical induction working alongside experienced staff.

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Working with Extra Care

For over 80 years, we've been leading the way in how home care is delivered.

Training opportunities are a regular discussed during supervision and at your annual appraisal leading to your annual personal development plan. appraisal discussion item. The Quality Team ensures that each staff member is updated when Refresher Training is due and your manager will ensure it is in the format that meets your requirements best. Attendance at all training delivered in Antrim is paid at your hourly rate.