Care Standards Act demands quality


Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The Care Standards Act has arrived and there is much interest in the training requirements within it. The Act recognises that the quality of care provided is dependent on the quality and competence of staff at all levels. One of the measures of competence within the Act is the achievement of National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs). Employers are thus urged to invest in their staff through training. Sarum Training is a training provider which has chosen to specialise in the care sector and in the delivery of Care NVQs. They say they have achieved national recognition for their “outstanding provision” in delivering Care NVQs at all levels (Training Standards Council inspection – Grade 1). Sarum Training has achieved this standard through working in close partnerships with employers, funding bodies and candidates, all working together to produce high rates of achievement and satisfaction. Through their comprehensive and flexible training packages, Sarum Training offers employers the opportunity to invest in th





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