The manager is
very committed to staff training and is personally involved
in providing in-house training for all mandatory courses.
Other related healthcare professionals are normally invited
to deliver specialist training in clinical skills.
The home is also well supported by outside training agencies
for other relevant courses.
All our staff members are highly valued and respected by the owners for their dedication, their kindness and their positive attitude towards caring for older people.
They all receive induction training and regular two-monthly staff supervision sessions. They are encouraged to undertake further training to maintain their continuous professional development to ensure high standard of quality care at Birch Trees.
They are very carefully selected in line with the requirements of the National Minimum Standards of the Care Standards Act 2000 for their nursing skills and for their interest in caring for older people in a nursing home setting.