Training milestone for Coverage Care (Shropshire)


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

One of Shropshire¹s major care home providers has achieved a significant milestone with the number of managers who have gained their registered status and an NVQ level 4 in care management under the new Care Standards Act. The achievement by six of the nine managers of Coverage Care (Shropshire) Ltd¹s residential homes is nearly a year ahead of the requirement of the new national regulator, the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI). The company¹s three other homes managers who were unable to start their training at the same time as their colleagues, are expected to gain their registered status and NVQ Level 4 within the next few weeks. Coverage Care¹s chief executive David Coull said the first six managers had set an excellent example to their staff who needed to be encouraged to gain their NVQ Level 2 qualification to meet the 50 per cent target across the company by next March. “Your qualifications also give comfort to the people who use our services and will know through your certificates that y





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

End of life care – care homes can do it well

By guest blogger Professor Keri Thomas,

Clinical director, National GSF Centre for End of Life Care

News that care homes could, based on current trends, overtake...

The DTOCs dashboard dilemma

By guest blogger JEF SMITH

The Department of Health refers to delayed transfers of care – the issue of people not being able to move...

From where I stand . . .

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

A group of residents’ families have criticised the Care Quality Commission’s refusal to review the ‘good’ rating it awarded to...