The staff at Stanfield Nursing Home in Worcester are dedicated to providing the highest possible standards of care. We have an inclusive ethos for all residents, caring for their diverse and individual needs. All members of the Stanfield Nursing Home team, including ancillary staff, attend courses on protecting vulnerable adults, and person-centred care.

Stanfield Nursing Home Worcester CQC Inspection

Stanfield Nursing Home has recently received an “Outstanding” rating from an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). In light of this, Richard White, owner of Stanfield Nursing Home, commented “We follow a person-centred care philosophy at the nursing home, and the quality of the work the whole ‘Stanfield family’ provide is reflected in this report rating.”

Richard and the whole management team continue to stay in touch with the latest developments in providing care. Therefore ensuring that every new, and existing, member of staff is both suitably skilled and shares the core values of the home. Richard requires that all his staff are up to date with their qualifications. As well as, expecting the highest standards in every aspect of care in the home. This is achieved and maintained through their long-standing continuous training and development programme.

CQC | Care Certificate – Staff Training And Development

The Care Certificate was introduced in April 2015 in accordance with the Care Act 2014. It outlines what staff in care homes (as well as other health and social care workers) should know and be able to deliver in their daily jobs. See the CQC’s position on the Care Certificate here.

The Care Certificate is a foundation qualification. It is also the start of the training which all new employees are required to complete within their first 12 weeks.

Care Certificate Framework – Skills For Care

The Care Certificate has an agreed set of standards. They define the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of specific job roles in the health and social care sectors.
There are 15 standards, all of which individuals need to complete in full before they can be awarded their certificate:

  • Understand your role
  • Your personal development
  • Duty of care
  • Equality and diversity
  • Work in a person centred way
  • Communication
  • Privacy and dignity
  • Fluids and nutrition
  • Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability
  • Safeguarding adults
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Basic Life Support
  • Health and Safety
  • Handling information
  • Infection prevention and control

The Care Certificate is an important foundation qualification in meeting the requirements of the Care Act. It also provides residents, and their families, the assurance that the staff looking after them have the skills and knowledge needed to provide care in a safe and compassionate way.

If you would like more information on Stanfield Nursing Home’s training and development programme or to discuss the CQC inspection report you can contact Richard White on 01905 420459. You can also view the full CQC inspection report here.

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