What can TrainWithCare do for you?

TrainWithCare provides highly specialist, bespoke clinical training for non-clinical care staff or personal assistants (PA's) supporting people, children and young people with complex health needs who have a personal (health) budget at home, who work in residential (nursing) care or for a care agency..

TrainWithCare will ensure that PA's have the competencies required to carry out all delegated tasks required or alternatively provide training to this end. The training offers class room training near the individual’s location, supervised hands on training on site and skill lab training.

This training services complies with the recommendations of NHS England.

We are passionate qualified nursing professionals highly experienced and trained to look after people and children with complex needs.
We will provide clinical and/or non-clinical training delivered by:

  • Staff who are covered by the relevant Professional Indemnity Liability Insurance
  • Registered staff with appropriate current (paediatric) professional qualifications and the necessary skills and experience
  • Staff who have an up to date enhanced DBS check and active pin
  • Staff who are appropriately qualified to deliver training required

The overall outcome of TrainWithCare will be that PA's will be trained to a level of competence that enables them to safely care for people, children and young people with complex health needs who are cared for in the community.


What TrainWithCare specialises in

Bespoke Clinical Skills

TrainWithCare provides bespoke clinical training for non-clinical care staff or personal assistants (PA’s) supporting people, children and young people with complex health needs who have a personal (health) budget at home, who work in residential (nursing) care or for a care agency. This training is tailored to the health needs and outcomes of the person in his/her living residence, school or alternative agreed facility.


Competency Assessment and Supervision

TrainWithCare will ensure that non-clinical care staff or personal assistants (PA’s) are trained up to a high level of competence with supervised practice with the person, child and their family until competency level is achieved for sign off. Clinical Supervision for the care staff (individual/group/telephone) is provided regularly allowing the PA’s to reflect on their clinical practice.


Independent CHC Assessment & Consultancy Support

This is an additional flexible service (not under the ltd) which can deliver Independent Continuing Health Care (CHC) (re-) assessments of children and adults with complex needs by experienced professionals for Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG’s) in the South West. The service also provides Consultancy Support to organisations and individuals on a variety of subjects.



What areas does TrainWithCare cover?

TrainWithCare will cover all areas in South West England with a base in South Devon.

Any training and consultancy requests outside this area will be considered on an individual basis.


What does TrainWithCare cost?

When a request for training is received by TrainWithCare with details of the care and support plan and the details of experience of the PA's to be trained, a personalised training plan including costs based on the care and support plan and a home visit is delivered within 10 working days.

The training plan will include (as a minimum) details of classroom-based training; observation period; initial assessment; 1:1 training with the PA(s) and PHB holder; ongoing refresher training; supervision (if required) and competence assessment requirements. The training plan will generate a detailed quote based on the initial assessment.

Requests for an independent CHC assessment will be responded to in 7 working days. A full assessment and report will be delivered within 4 weeks.

Cost of all services are based on an hourly rate of £45 (travel time will be included due to the geographical coverage), mileage is rated at 0,45p/mile.
Training and supervision packages are tailored to the individual case and specific requirements.


What do our clients say about us?

Just wanted to let you know just completed my first 4 nights. Wanted to say training you delivered was so good it made the shifts so manageable and I feel confident in my ability to care for L. Thanks again Corine

Darren M., personal assistant to L. | Bespoke Training: March 2017


I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your excellent work and support both prior and following the Care Quality Commission’s inspection in September of this year. It has been a learning curve for all of us and your professional input and thoroughness in ensuring completion of many of the actions identified, has been invaluable.  

Thank you again for all your support.  

Jeanette M | General Manager Mount Stuart Hospital, Torquay. | Consultancy Support: November 2016


Your skills and knowledge passed to the team were invaluable, thank you very much for helping out.
Debbie S. |Support and Brokerage Service Solo Support Services Ltd


Thank you for the support you gave us throughout the CHC assessment process.

We really feel that the assessment reflected M’s needs. 

It was really useful to have the draft assessment ahead of it going to panel. It was also good to see how quickly the process could be completed.

Parent of a 7-year-old child with complex needs.


Last November 2015 I met with Corine Koppenol at my home to discuss a combined personal budget for my complex, life limited daughter. After much turbulence with both care provision and local hospital I decided to work towards a transition plan for my 17-year-old daughter to leave her residential /school provision and move back into home with me. Corine would guide this plan and advice professionals on how to adopt an integrated person commissioned budget.

I always felt fully supported by Corine and found her a positive life force in a rather stale situation. Corine continued to work very hard to explore the possibilities of how we could find the right house and always promoted an integrated approach to show how well it could work.

Corine and I will now start working on budgets, care plans and costings and I know I can rely on her expertise and support

Parent of 17-year-old S.B.A.


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