Committed to quality

The key to any organisation’s success is its people, and staff training is crucial to their development.

Ongoing training development

Dean Healthcare provides:

  • Online training through our online training portal – access to over 40 Online courses free of charge. This includes all mandatory courses which can be completed at home
  • Specialist courses to promote clinical excellence and professional development

Registered with the Care Quality Commission and working with Skills for Care accredited training providers, Dean Healthcare is committed to providing robust person-centred training programmes for all its candidates.

Specialised and diverse skills

Dean Healthcare operates a strict training programme for all of their agency workers.

This is to ensure not only mandatory courses are kept up to date but also it encourages development and diversity when supporting those at risk, ensuring all staff can confidently support the service users they are working with.

Dean Healthcare are dedicated to the people we support, we have courses that suit all levels and clinical needs. All our courses are within the skills for Care framework and accredited to National organisations for clinical excellence.

Dean Healthcare also uses several private organisations for more specific and diverse training.

Our courses

As a registered member of Dean Healthcare’s team you will have access to all the following online courses which are available FREE OF CHARGE:

  • Blood Component Transfusion
  • Complaints Handling*
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Consent
  • COSHH*
  • Countering Fraud Bribery and Corruption in the NHS
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Prevention and Control
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Duty of Care in Health & Social Care
  • Epilepsy Awareness*
  • Equality Diversity and Human Rights*
  • Fluids and Nutrition Awareness*
  • Fire Safety*
  • First Aid in the Workplace*
  • Food Hygiene*
  • General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • Handling Medication & Avoiding Drug Errors – Level 2*
  • Health, Safety and Welfare*
  • Infection Protection and Control (Level 2)*
  • Information Governance including Cyber Security*
  • Learning Disability Awareness
  • Lone Worker
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)*
  • Moving and Handling Level 1
  • Moving and Handling Level 2
  • National Early Warning Score 2 (NEWS2)
  • Numeracy and Drug Calculations
  • Preventing Radicalisation
  • Privacy and Dignity in Health & Social Care *
  • Promoting Person Centred Care in Health & Social Care*
  • Rapid Tranquillisation
  • Reducing Restraints in Health & Social Care
  • Resuscitation: Adult Basic Life Support – including safe use of AEDs
  • Sepsis Awareness
  • Safeguarding Children (SOCA) Level 2*
  • Safeguarding Children (SOCA) Level 3*
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Level 2
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Level 3
  • Your Health Career

* indicates courses which are mandatory

Our extended practise and practical courses include:

  • Moving & Handling
  • Basic Life Support
  • Administration of Medication
  • Epilepsy Awareness Theory & Practical Administration of Buccal Midazolam
  • Positive Intervention Training – De-escalation and Breakaway Techniques

Positive feedback

Some positive testimonials from agency staff that have attended practical training with us:

Moving & Handling Practical Foundation Day course

October 2021
I enjoyed both the practical and the theory and I like the fact that the trainer was able to clarify every single detail.
Healthcare Assistant
Moving & Handling Practical Refresher course

September 2021
The trainer is very intelligent and energetic, was ready to teach to the people’s understanding and makes the training interesting. Well done, will recommend.
Support Worker
Practical Medication for Nurses course
I was able to meet new colleagues and learn from them a lot, and the course was quite refreshing. The trainer was very interesting.
Registered General Nurse
Basic Life Support course

July 2021
Enjoyable, interactive. Had chance to practice everything we learnt. Moved at a good pace and where we followed what the trainer was saying.
Support Worker

How to apply

Simply call or email your nearest Dean Healthcare branch to start your enquiry.

Our branches