LD Network provides urgent and ad hoc staffing solutions and transition support services specialised in learning disabilities, autism and mental health challenges. We work with healthcare providers who offer and deliver person-centred and holistic/integrated care and support to vulnerable individuals across diverse care settings.

Our training programs adhere closely to the guidelines outlined in the Care Act 2014 and the Mental Health Act, ensuring that our staff are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to provide high-quality care within all legislations’ legal and ethical frameworks. By aligning our training program with these acts, we prioritise compliance and uphold the standards necessary for delivering effective health and social care services.

With LD Network, You Choose:

  • A reliable partner with rapid response staffing solutions within 30 minutes of your initial call
  • Expertise in autism support and epilepsy awareness, PROACT-SCIPr, learning disabilities and areas tailored to the requests of healthcare providers.
  • Highly trained clinicians in providing personalised transitional support.
  • Expertise in various care settings such as supported living, residential homes, hospitals and private and public care.
  • The right match of clinicians with individuals to ensure quality care
  • Regular well-being checks of clinicians and review of care sites for quality service

We provide a range of mandatory and specialised training, including buccal midazolam, PROACT-SCIPr and learning disabilities and benefit from a range of awareness courses, including Epilsepy, Makaton and autism awareness.

Below is the complete list of LD Network’s mandatory and optional training programs.

LD Network Training Program

As part of the Catalyst Care Group house of brands, LD Network is committed to providing excellence in care by ensuring our support workers’ expertise, learning and development. The mandatory training program is designed to provide high-quality service provision while ensuring the safety of our care practitioners and the people we serve. Further, we have a range of optional training courses aimed to empower clinicians to excel in their roles and upscale their career development.

Mandatory Training:

  • Basic Life Support
  • Health & Safety
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Autism Awareness
  • PBS
  • Mental Health training
  • PROACT SCIPr Refresher or Intro Foundation course
  • Fire Safety
  • COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulation)
  • Information Governance (Caldicott Principles)
  • Infection Control
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Complaints Management
  • Lone Working
  • Equality, Diversity and Human Rights
  • Food Safety   
  • RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations)
  • Prevent Radicalisation
  • Privacy & Dignity

Practical training:

  • Administering Medication – Mandatory for all our clinicians.
  • Epilepsy Awareness – Mandatory for all our clinicians.
  • Buccal Midazolam – Mandatory for all our clinicians.
  • PROACT-SCIPr (Positive Range of Options to Avoid Crisis and use Therapy – Strategies for Crisis Intervention), Mandatory for all community-based clinicians.
  • Learning DisabilitiesMandatory for all our clinicians.
  • Autism AwarenessMandatory for all our clinicians.
  • PBS (Positive Behaviour Support) – Mandatory for all our clinicians.
  • Makaton

Below is a list of all the optional courses we have internally for all office staff and clinicians too:

  • Accommodation Structures
  • Management Insights
  • Clear and Effective Communication
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Teaming
  • The Power of Taking Ownership
  • Importance of Feedback
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Care Legislation
  • Supporting People to be the Best Version of Themselves
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Developing a Growth Mindset
  • Positive Behaviour Support Theory
  • Introduction to Autism Support
  • Introduction to Learning Disabilities Support
  • CQC Compliance
  • Medication Compliance
  • Supervisions Insight Session
  • Assessment & Risk Management Insight Session
  • Effective Documentation and Risk Management Training
  • Making an Impact
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Understanding your Accountability Under a Duty of Care
  • Personal, Professional and Therapeutic Boundaries
  • Efficient Working Practices
  • Feedback Management Learning Sessions

To support our clinicians, we offer well-being checks at every stage of their journey and provide consistent mentoring and field care coaching. This way, we can ensure that quality care is delivered.

Get Bespoke Transitional Support and Staffing Solutions Today

If you’re looking for clinicians ready to meet the needs of people under your care, contact LD Network today and book a meeting with our people on callLD Network provides expert staffing solutions, ensuring consistent and quality care for people in supported living, residential homes, hospitals and private and public care settings. We are ready to meet your needs and will offer our expertise in mental health care and support by matching the right clinicians with the people under your care.