Specialist care provider Glen Care is reinforcing its commitment to the highest quality care for service users by enhancing its clinical development and training.
The appointment of a dedicated Clinical Development & Training Manager, Chris Stone, will see the company’s learning and development strategy and implementation reviewed and further developed.
Chris, a qualified RNLD (Registered Nurse Learning Disability) with almost 20 years experience he will be instrumental in delivering the Glen Care’s training programme across all its hospitals.
The company’s Induction Programme has already been reviewed to ensure that it is sufficient and adequate and further training initiatives will be available to all staff to develop their roles, learn new clinical skills and utilise existing expertise for the benefit of colleagues.
Personal development is being encouraged across the whole company with staff supported to attend external conferences and networking events to share best practice and to get involved in becoming trainers themselves in areas such as physical health, moving and handling and restraint.
A full range of NVQ programmes is available and being further developed to increase skills and knowledge across the company.
Tony McLean, executive chairman of Glen Care, said: “Clinical training and development is an absolute priority when developing services for today’s evolving healthcare sector.
“Glen Care is determined to provide the best possible care to achieve positive outcomes for all its service users and developing and training our staff to be the best they can is vital for achieving this aim.”