Its important to us that the people who live in our care homes are supported and cared for by staff who are appropriately qualified and have a very good understanding of their job role. All staff complete a full in-house induction before commencing the 12-week Skills for Care Common Induction Standards. As part of the in-house induction programme all mandatory training is completed which includes; SOVA, health and safety, fire safety, safe handling of medicines, manual handling, food hygiene, infection control, person centered planning, mental capacity, deprivition of liberty safeguards, managing challenging behaviours and epilepsy. Autism and implementing the principles of TEACCH training is provided and is tailored to meet the individual needs of the people who we support. Training is regularly reviewed and updated. Staff are also given the opportunity to work towards the Health and Social Care Diplomas.
Registered Home Manager - Castle House
Experience and Qualifications
Emma has worked in social care since 2004. Emma has extensive experience of working with both children and adults with Autism Spectrum conditions and Learning Disabilities. Emma also has vast experience of working with individuals with challenging behaviour and compiling positive behaviour support plans.
Sue Rodriguez John
Registered Home Manager - Nene House
Acting Registered Manager- Rockingham House
Experience and Qualifications -
Sue has worked in social care since 1995 and has been in management for nearly 10 years. She has experience of managing residential care homes as well as setting up new services. She has experience of Learning Disabilities, Autism, Aspergers Syndrome, Prader Willi Syndrome, mental health needs, complex care needs and behaviours that challenge.