Training and Support

It’s important that all of our Shared Lives carers have the right skills and experience they need to handle whatever comes their way.

Our training includes:

Assessment and induction

  • One day induction training
  • One to one training during the assessment process


  • Safeguarding
  • Emergency first aid
  • Manual handling
  • Food hygiene
  • Health and safety 
  • Medicines management

Other courses are available dependant on the needs of our service users e.g. epilepsy or autism awareness.   

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