Four Seasons boosts training across Scotland

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

Access to and assistance with training for staff at all Four Seasons Health Care¹s 52 care homes in Scotland is being developed with a combination of mandatory and non-mandatory training courses. Four Seasons training co-ordinator in Scotland, Alison Whelan, who was appointed earlier this year, is increasing the amount of training, with much of it brought “in-house”. Ms Whelan has begun a “training the trainer” programme with the aim that eventually, each care home will have its own trainer. In addition, all staff will soon have a personal development plan and process to give all staff the opportunity to benefit from ongoing training, which dovetails with their needs. Four Seasons chief executive Hamilton Anstead said the enhanced training would assist the company¹s managers and staff with the challenges and opportunities presented by changes in legislation. “It will also help their personal career development,” Mr Anstead said. “We have a very strong commitment to training and development, an issue which i

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