Carer News

  • Emergency First Aid Course for Carers

    In January we held a practical emergency first aid course at our office for some of our carers; this was run for us by First Aid for Life who tailored the course for our specific requirements. It was a great success and we will be holding further training sessions this year.  

  • Compassion Awareness Training

    Throughout January and February all of our Carers are attending a Compassion Awareness course at St Catherine’s Hospice in Crawley. This course will build on the skills and experience our carers already have and is part of our on-going training and development programme for 2016.

  • Our In-House Staff Trainers

    All of our new and existing staff receive comprehensive on-going training to ensure they are developed as individuals and that they meet all required standards for providing excellent care to our clients. Our training, overseen by Sam Saunders our Registered manager, is carried out by Caroline Camacho and Mandy Hurst who between them have a […]

  • Moving and Handling training

    In September and October all of our staff attended a refresher Moving and Handling training course held at the Queen Victoria hospital in East Grinstead. This training is completed annually to ensure all of our staff maintain best practice.

  • Staff Training Update

    Brooker Care is committed to continual professional development and runs a programme for all District Carers. This includes annual mandatory courses covering Health & Safety, Fire Training and Infection Control. In addition, practical Manual Handling Courses are run for us at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead and we have just completed our annual […]

  • QCF Level 2

    Congratulations to Paola Bacigalupo who was awarded her Level 2 diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (Generic Pathway) from Central Sussex college in February 2015. The following photo is of Paola and Sam, our Registered Manager.

  • NVQ and Diploma Qualifications 2013

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    We are extremely pleased to announce that this year 4 of our carers, John Carlyle, Diane Lewis, (both in the above photograph) Kate Melson and Lynette Hague achieved diplomas in Health and Social Care. This brings the number of carers that hold diplomas or NVQ’s in Health and Social Care up to 10. It is […]

  • West Sussex Carer Award

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    Earlier this year we were asked to nominate one of our carers for one of a few awards that the West Sussex Forum Training Board Accolades run. We received 6 letters from our clients and their families in support of John Carlyle being recognised for his commitment and care and the news that he won […]