A Warm Welcome to our New Dementia Support Workers…

As Autumn approaches, Ensign Care welcomes our newest Dementia Support Workers to the team!

We understand that sometimes it may be difficult to care for people who are distressed, so we want to ensure that all our Dementia Support Workers are receiving the support they need throughout the whole journey.

Our staff are currently receiving a high standard of training to become experts at each of the six therapies we provide. With our specialised Dementia Care Training, we provide classroom-based induction training, therapy training, online e-Learning and ward induction training. This ensures our Dementia Support Workers are able to efficiently implement their skills and knowledge into each working day.

Jayne Harris, our Recruitment & Training Manager, presented the following syllabus in training:

  • Policies & Procedures
  • NHS Staff Health & Safety at Work
  • Infection Control
  • DoLS Risk Assessment
  • Handover Protocols
  • Role Playing
  • Dementia Awareness
  • How to engage and interact
  • Distraction Techniques
  • Validation Therapy
  • Diversion & Reminiscence Therapy
  • Group Practical Activities

Please say hello to our new Dementia Support Workers when you see them: Festus, Catia, Godwin, Janet and Maria!

New Dementia Support Workers

Our new Dementia Support Workers will be joining the team at NHS trusts in Bolton, Wigan, Chester & Wirral to provide exceptional support and engagement to patients who are in hospital.

 

If you are interested in joining the team at Ensign Care or you know somebody who may be interested, you can view our current vacancies. We have many exciting opportunities at various NHS Trusts throughout the UK and we would love to hear from you.