Are you looking for complex care training for your staff?

We are experienced at delivering high-quality adult and paediatric complex care training for a wide variety of clients, including domiciliary care, live-in care, nursing and care homes.

Our training is always centered around you and your staff. So, when you contact us we will have an in-depth discussion around your training needs and skill mix as well as the people you provide care for.

Complex care open sessions

We are now running a programme of nurse-led complex care webinars delivered via our virtual classroom.

  • Book here for adult tracheostomy and ventilation.
  • Book here for PEG/ Epilepsy.
  • Enhanced peadiatric sessions available on request.

Competency assessments

We understand how important competency is so our specialist nurse trainers can also assist with training and / or competency assessment in clients’ homes.

Contact us on or 0330 3210 228 to discuss your complex care training needs.

Complex care skills

We can provide training on a wide range of skills including:

  • Caring for a patient with a tracheostomy
  • Caring for a patient with a spinal injury
  • Care of a patient with an acute brain injury
  • Caring for a patient requiring ventilatory support (NIV or invasive)
  • Caring for a patient requiring oxygen therapy / nebulisers etc
  • Caring for a patient with autism
  • Caring for a patient with learning difficulties
  • Care of a patient with advanced epilepsy
  • Care of a patient with a stoma
  • Care of a patient requiring enteral feeding (PEG, NG etc)
  • Care of a patient requiring total parenteral feeding (TPN)
  • Bowel / catheter  / pressure care
  • Continence care and equipment (e.g. conveen)
  • Clinical observations for care staff
  • Safeguarding (adults, children and managers)

We will work with you to build training days to match your required skills and budget. Alternatively we can provide a comprehensive overview.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understand what is meant by ‘complex care.
  • Overview of principles of safe and dignified care.
  • Understand the importance of individual care plans and risk assessments.
  • Understand how to provide a variety of clinical skills including tracheostomy care, ventilatory support (NIV / invasive), catheter and bowel care, pressure care, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) care.
  • Understand principles of caring for someone with epilepsy, spinal cord injury and acute brain injury.

2 day practical workshop

This 2-day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to care for people with a variety of complex care needs. Learners will all have the opportunity to practice skills using training aids.

  • Target audience: hospital, community and practice nurses; experienced health care assistants / support workers and any other health or social care staff working with people with complex care needs.
  • Level: suitable for those new to working with complex care needs as well as those requiring an update. Health care assistants and support workers must all have at least 6 months care experience.

Each day will include both theoretical and practical components. The broad outline of the course will be:

Course content includes:

Day 1:

  • Overview of complex care needs.
  • Catheter and bowel care.
  • Pressure care / tissue viability.
  • Focus on spinal cord injury.
  • Recap / questions.

Day 2:

  • Overview of epilepsy and administering rescue medications.
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) care and principles for feeding.
  • Focus on acute brain injury.
  • Recap / questions.

What clients have said about our complex care training 

“Absolutely brilliant really enjoyed the course Helen ace thankyou.” Oct 2020

“I really enjoyed the course today even though i have my anatomy, physiology and pathology level 3 it was all still new to me which i learnt alot, the teacher was really great and understanding took time to listen to all our questions and answered them really well” Oct 2020

“The Epilepsy training and PEG/NG training was excellent. Really imformative and enjoyable session. The trainer was very friendly and engaging. ” Sept 2020

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Further information

Please contact us if you would like more information about our courses, or if you would like to discuss your training needs.

CBT Admin Team
Tel: 0330 3210 228  |  Email:

UK Core Skills Training Framework

Mandatory Training via Virtual Classroom