Care Skills Training

Care Skills Training

Care Skills Training is a Yorkshire based organisation providing specialist Physiotherapist-led training for healthcare workers in a range of areas. Our aim is to deliver the highest standard of competency based training courses for healthcare staff, enabling them to develop the skills and knowledge they need to provide excellent patient care.


About us


Providing training from 1997, Care Skills training is based in Rawdon, West Yorkshire. Our training team comprises four qualified physiotherapists. When you use Care Skills, you’re tapping into a vast amount of in-depth knowledge and hands-on specialist experience. Our aim is to develop the skills your team need to deliver excellence at every level of care.


Why training with Care Skills makes sense


Whether you’re running a nursing home, a home care agency, care teams, volunteers or other healthcare professionals, it’s your duty ensure that you – and your team – provide excellent care for the people you support. These are just some of the reasons why you need to talk to Care Skills:


  • A high Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating is essential for the long-term health of your business, Care Skills training will ensure you achieve it.

  • Professional knowledge and skills developed on our courses can help, for instance, reduce the risk of falls and fractures.

  • Our courses are constantly updated to include the latest research and recommendations on care.

  • A well trained, motivated team improves job satisfaction and staff retention.

Careskills course content


Topics in a standard 7.5-hour course:

  • Postural management – sitting and lying

  • Prevention of pressure sores

  • Improving activity and functional independence

  • Assisting people to move including walking assistance, and moving in bed

  • Safe moving and handling  (review not induction)

  • Falls prevention

  • Person-centred care

  • Capacity and consent

  • Techniques for feeding


Examples of other topics that maybe included:


  • Application of individual exercise plan

  • Teeth cleaning and mouth care

  • Review of basic therapeutic care skills course


Examples of other topics that we can include in our of our bespoke courses


  • Course designed to meet the needs of a specific individual

  • Various aspects of promoting functional independence

  • Management of people with respiratory problems

  • Understanding of the problems and management of Stroke

  • Understanding of the problems and management of Dementia

  • Postural care of the severely disabled adult

  • Understanding of the problems and management of Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease and other degenerative conditions

  • Understanding of the problems and management of Parkinson’s Disease

  • Passive movements and assisted exercise including techniques to reduce high tone and prevent contractures

  • Understanding the problems and management of acquired brain injuries

  • Understanding the effects of depression

  • Review code of conduct for health care assistants.

Contact us now for more information


                                     Last Updated Sept 2019


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