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Adults' Services

Care Homes Training Academy

Educational opportunities to help support you in caring for the residents of Birmingham Care Homes.

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About our training academy

Welcome to the Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) Support to Care Home Training Academy.


This service is designed to provide a wide range of learning opportunities, to deliver the knowledge, skills and tailored educational support to meet the needs of Birmingham Care Homes.


We aim to provide educational opportunities to help support you in caring for your residents.


We have regular courses and training to suit everyone working in a Birmingham Care Home, to provide you with the necessary skills, confidence, and information to care for your residents.


From the academy, you can expect:

  • High Quality, Evidence based training
  • Accessible Training delivered across the city, to meet the needs of a diverse workforce.
  • Innovative training, using technology and high-quality facilities to deliver online and face to face training.
  • Shared learning opportunities, creating a community of practice.


Training topics include:

  • Tissue viability
  • Falls prevention and management
  • Identifying deterioration and escalation pathways
  • Common chronic conditions, such as Diabetes, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Heart Failure...
  • Palliative and end of life
  • Clinical Skills Core Competency Training

...and more.


Our patients and their carers and families are the reason we're here, so we want to hear your views about the Trust and our services.