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Patient Care Assistant Information Pack


The role of Patient Care Assistant are aimed at people who have experience in service and customer focussed industries, who may have transferrable skills to support the health workforce.  

Enhanced Bridging Services

An initiative undertaken in Hywel Dda UHB to increase the number of Healthcare Support Workers, aligned to existing Integrated Locality Teams to deliver home-based care

Enhanced Bridging Services Document

Level 4 Cert HE

Working with BCU to fund a cohort of social care support workers to undertake their Level 4 Cert HE qualification which would then allow them to fast track to become registered nursing or to undertake more responsibility within the care home environment.  Upskilling of support workforce within social care provision to care for the increasing healthcare needs of individuals receiving social care support.  In addition will fast track those who want to become registered nurses.

Third Sector Conveyance

An initiative in Betsi Cadwaladr UHB where the  Red Cross are being used by Care Homes to convey patients to hospital inc ED, thereby allowing care staff to remain at the home.

Volunteer Sector Framework

Framework for Volunteering in Health and Social Care supports any organisation to involve volunteers – whether in hospital, residential care or community settings.

Volunteer Sector Framework Document