The care industry is always under more pressure to uphold standards than other industries especially when it comes to health and safety. This is only natural considering care homes and institutions are supposed to be professionals in health and care – this is their field and they ought to excel in it. That’s why varied and comprehensive health and safety training with a specific focus on the care home environment is essential for modern institutions.
The more varied and the more comprehensive the training that members of staff in care homes receive then the more varied and comprehensive their skills. This reflects positively on the care home itself in that it is able to offer higher quality care and the likelihood of standards being upheld is greater.
Care homes naturally want to attract business and positive testimonials by promoting the quality of the care they provide and by drawing people’s attention to the advanced care skills of their members of staff. This is why it is in everyone’s interest for proper training to be sought, even before the welfare of those admitted to the care home is taken into consideration.