Ark nursing and care agency in Bideford North Devon

Head Office: 140 Bay View Road, Northam, Bideford, North Devon EX39 1BJ
TEL: 01237 420777 or Fax: 01237 423623

Providing Nurses and Carers in very specialist areas of the care sector

Ark Home Care Services

We have multi skilled staff able to support people to maintain their independence and stay in their own home. We can supply nurses and carers up to 24 hours a day working with the elderly, terminally ill, physically disabled, children with life threatening illness and special needs. We also specialise in enabling work with adults and children with learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge . We are able to work closely with client's receiving Direct payments and Independent Living fund.

Ark Training Services

All our trainers hold relevant teaching qualifications (Nurse tutors), are qualified Nurses, manual handling trainers and are D32 / D33 Assessors.

The following are a sample of the courses we are able to supply either on site, at your homes or at our own training venues. All Courses are certified with certificates issued individually or as a group if required for registration purposes and PREP.

FIRST AID COURSE PREP
HEALTH AND SAFETY FOOD HYGIENE
MOVING AND HANDLING TOPPS INDUCTION TRAINING STANDARDS
RESTRAINT NVQ IN CARE OR MANAGEMENT
INFECTION CONTROL SAFEGUARDING

 

Agency Member Training

We believe that training is the key to quality staff therefore, all of our Agency members are trained in basic care skills -  Moving  & Handling (annually);  First Aid; Food Hygiene and where appropriate Restraint. All are renewed every three years.  All our members  must attend the Induction day to include TOPPS Inductions Standards and specific training for the agency. We also provide NVQ levels 2, 3 and 4 and many of our staff are NVQ qualified.

Rowena Rhead presenting Staff Awards Article from the North Devon Journal recognising achievements Presented in Dec 2008 for Valuing our People