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The first set of Care Certificates awarded

Photo: L-R Ashleigh Carpenter, Neil McLaughlin, Jackie Stanley, Lynda Diffey, Patricia McGregorCongratulations to theatre support worker, Ashleigh Carpenter who is the first member of staff to complete the new Care Certificate. Ashleigh received her award from Neil McLaughlin, head of training and personal development, main theatres.

Patricia McGregor was the first healthcare assistant to complete the certificate, which she received from her assessor Jackie Stanley and bank team leader Lynda Diffey.

The Care Certificate is a new national award for health care support workers, aimed at ensuring that all care workers acquire the appropriate values, behaviours, competences and skills to provide high quality, compassionate care. Based on the 6 C’s; care compassion, competence, communication, courage, commitment, staff who undertake the new award are assessed on their knowledge and skills in 15 areas of practice.

Well done to Ashleigh and Patricia.

Photo: L-R  Ashleigh Carpenter, Neil McLaughlin, Jackie Stanley, Lynda Diffey, Patricia McGregor

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