Stroud Homes is committed to the promotion of equality and diversity for all service users and staff. We aim to ensure that the environment is one where all individuals are treated with courtesy and respect and their contribution is valued.

Stroud Homes takes seriously its responsibilities and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this.

Find out what is important to our clients and residents: Download PDF – “This is what we think is important about the staff who work with us”.

Support and Care workers have a vital role in our service provision. Staff who work for Stroud and District Homes Foundation are committed, knowledgeable, skilled, respectful, person centred in their approach, kind and caring.

To ensure our staff stay up to date in their knowledge and provide the very best care and support we ensure they receive regular support from their line manager and have access to a range of qualifications, skills and development opportunities to include: NVQ’s at appropriate levels. A range of mandatory and other training such as:

  • Care Certificate
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • General Principles of Health & Safety
  • First Aid
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Dignity & Respect
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Deprivation of liberty safeguards
  • Care & Administration of Medicines
  • Fire Safety & Awareness
  • Principles of Food Hygiene & Safety
  • Infection Control
  • Principles of Moving & Handling(Objects)
  • Coping with Aggression in the Workplace
  • Communication
  • Caring for People with Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy Awareness
  • Falls Safety Awareness
  • Wheelchair Safety
  • Record Keeping
  • Autism awareness
  • Positive behavioural support
  • Conflict management

We also ensure we provide bespoke training to staff supporting service users with specific individual needs.

We have a bank of care and support workers who work with us to cover staff holidays and absences, these staff are well known to service users and work with them regularly. We make sure that our bank staff have the same training and support opportunities as our regular staff.