Passes across the board for Diane

It’s great news for Diane and Fairway, another example of our desire to have the very best trained staff both in the 62a1f46a-a631-4637-8108-6a1ca28d0827office and out in the field. Our commitment to training and developing our staff remains a crucial part of our culture and our growth strategy, to have another Level 5 qualified member of staff on the team is a great endorsement for our commitment to quality and expertise.

Diane commented “Completing my Level 5 in Health and Social Care alongside working, has improved my confidence and grow within my job role at Fairway Homecare. I have completed my qualification and also completed my Registered Manager process successfully CQC. Continue reading

Fairway Training Healthcare Awarded Direct Apprenticeship Contract

Fairway Training one of the successful training organisations in England awarded a contract to IMG_7422provide apprenticeship training for learners and small businesses.

This will ensure all Fairway Training will be able to access apprenticeship funding directly and offer high quality apprenticeship training provision for the Health & Social care sector.

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) is awarding contracts to organisations to provide apprenticeship training to non-levy paying employers. Each of these employers does not pay the apprenticeship levy because they have an annual pay bill of less than £3million. Continue reading

Fairway get musical!

Fairway partnered with Victoria McCabe on the Sweethearts and Legends Tour in September to entertain the FullSizeRenderresidents of our residential and nursing home clients around Birmingham.

Victoria McCabe in her one woman show brings 50 minutes of all singing, all dancing, high energy, sparkling, friendly entertainment, bringing forward the skills she has gained to entertain those who are currently unable to attend the theatre.

Alex O’Neill – Operations Director at Fairway Homecare Ltd commented “It was fantastic to be involved with Victoria who was a pleasure to work with throughout the process. The Fairway team that were out and about with Victoria not only enjoyed the show but the fantastic impact it had on clients and residents alike. It was heart-warming to see residents engage, enjoy and join in. We will definitely look to do more projects in the future.” Continue reading

Macmillan Coffee Morning

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer.IMG_1517

The Fairway team held a Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 29th September, enjoying a cuppa with a slice of something delicious and managed to raise a brilliant £85!

One in three will face cancer, and the money raised will help make sure no one has to face it alone. Macmillan provide medical, emotional, practical and financial support, as well as campaigning for better cancer care.

Donate today to make a difference – click here

Fairway Training growing from strength to strength

Fairway Training (Healthcare) has been award the prestigious Matrix standard following a matrixrigorous two-day assessment.

The Matrix Standard is a unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.

The assessor looked at leadership and management, resources, service delivery and continuous quality improvement.

The sought-after accreditation places Fairway Training on a list of highly regarded training providers that also includes colleges and major universities.

The assessor, Carol Probyn, stated in her report;

‘The ‘USP’ of Fairway Training is one of its biggest strengths and that is the link with Fairway Group companies which provides the job opportunity element of MCP and also a network of employers to which learners can be signposted on completion of the programme.

This has resulted in a very impressive 89% progression into employment rate over the last 2 years.

The assessor was also very impressed by the Learner Mentors roles, stating that they;

‘proved to be a positive addition to the service and is becoming a real strength for Fairway Training. The Learning Mentors are experienced care sector workers who support potential learners and learners throughout the engagement and learning journey.’

This has capped a very successful quarter for Fairway Training, which saw the company being awarded a number of publicly funded training contracts and success in joining the prestigious Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers.

Alex O’Neill, Operations Director commented “The Matrix process was invaluable in making us reflect inward and outwardly in what we actually do and how we capture crucial information and measure ourselves. It brought the team together and created many positive situations where we discussed and reviews best practice. We engaged with learners and pulled a lot of information together which definitely provided a solid foundation for us to continue to grow and develop the entire service. The process was thought provoking as well as motivating and is a great motivational platform to continue to improve.”

For more information, or to discuss your training requirements in detail with one of our Matrix Accredited advisors, please call 0330 024 1370.