Shaw Homes adopts person-centred care

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

Shaw Homes has contracted with Bradford University to introduce person-centred care to UK dementia training. With Government funding of £50,000 potentially in the pipeline, Shaw is now embarking on a major new training programme to educate its nursing team in this new system. Personnel and training manager John Gould described Shaw Homes as a learning organisation. “Working within the Investors in People framework under the guidance of West London TEC has enabled us to tie in our core business objective – improving the quality of care we offer to our residents – with our overall training plan,” Mr Gould said. “The link with Bradford University represents an important step on the road towards achieving our goal. “A number of our staff members have been studying at Bradford University’s Dementia Learning Unit, one of Europe’s leading dementia education facilities, and it is our intention to use the Unit’s educational programmes for all our qualified staff.” Mr Gould said Shaw Homes aimed to involve an independ

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