This handbook has been designed to empower you with knowledge to carry out the best care.  You will find corporate information contained in this section such as Job Description and payroll information.

To provide a high standard of care to other people, you must first be able to take care of yourself, both physically and emotionally. In this section we will explore the Care Worker’s role in detail.

New members of staff require an induction period to enable them to settle into their new place of work.

It is important to follow the actions of a risk assessment to mnimise the risks to both yourself and the person you are supporting.

Your role may include supporting people to take medicines.  People should be encouraged to mainain their independence and take their own medicines where possible.

If you look after someone with an illness or a disability, you may need to help them move around such as helping them get out of bed or a chair.

As well as being essential for good health, meals give structure to the day and for many people, good food is one of life’s pleasures.

Long-term medical conditions affect an estimated four million older people in the UK. This is set to rise because of our ageing population.

Blue Ribbon’s policies and procedures can be found in this section.  These are the important policies which affect your day to day work.