We have an excellent team of highly trained professional Care staff to look after you who are ably supported by other professional staff. These include Cooks, Housekeepers, Administrative staff, Maintenance staff, all highly trained in their respective skills. Each staff member wears an appropriate uniform and a badge showing their Name and Job Title so that he / she is easily identifiable. The table below shows the uniform colour for each of the respective Job Position:
Job Position : Senior Care Assistant
FEMALE STAFF: NAVY DRESS OR NAVY TUNIC WITH BLACK TROUSERS
MALE STAFF: WHITE TUNIC WITH BLACK TROUSERS
Job Position : Care Assistant
FEMALE STAFF: PALE BLUE DRESS OR PALE BLUE TUNIC WITH BLACK TROUSERS
MALE STAFF: PALE BLUE TUNIC WITH BLACK TROUSERS
Job Position : Head Chef and Catering
FEMALE STAFF: WHITE JACKET WITH BLACK/BLUE CHECK TROUSERS AND HAT
MALE STAFF: WHITE JACKET WITH BLACK/BLUE CHECK TROUSERS AND HAT
Job Position : Housekeeper
FEMALE STAFF: AQUA DRESS OR AQUA TUNIC WITH BLACK TROUSERS
MALE STAFF: AQUA POLO TOP WITH BLACK TROUSERS
All of our Management team hold/or are training towards and NVQ 4*# in Health & Social Care/Management, the Senior care staff an NVQ 3*# in Health & Social care and all the other care staff are NVQ 2*# in health and social care.
[* or equivalent] [#National Vocational Qualifications are now known as diplomas].
Each employee has specific training relevant to the Job Position held as part of the Homes commitment in ensuring all staff have the relevant knowledge to undertake their jobs effectively, efficiently and safely.
The subject areas covered will include :
· Continence Management
· Dementia Care
· Dental / Oral Health Care
· Emergency First Aid
· Fire Prevention in the Care Home
· Fire Drills and Evacuation of the Care Home
· Food Hygiene in the Care Home
· Health and Safety in the Care Home
· Managing Challenging Behaviour
· Moving and Handling in the Care Home
· Risk Assessments for Moving and Handling in the Care Home
· Risk Assessments for Health and Safety
Tree Tops Residential Homes is proud of the fact that its commitment to training and development of its employees was rewarded in September 2000, by being recognised as an INVESTOR IN PEOPLE.
This award was subsequently reviewed in April 2004, May 2007, February 2011 and most recently in July 2014 and most recently February 2017 when it was concluded that we continued to meet the national standard and resultantly retain the recognition. The average length of service for employees remains very high and the staff turnover continues to be very low.