Carol Lake - Assistant Education Practitioner
Carol's role as Assistant Education Practitioner involves providing training of Health Care Assistants as part of their induction programme (Care Certificate, QCF Level 3 etc.). She also helps Health Care Assistants gain their clinical skills competencies by training them in the classroom and practical skills, enabling them to provide the best possible care to patients. Carol also manages Mandatory Training for all staff in Fire and Manual Handling.
Carol has enjoyed a long career at Thames Hospice, working on the Inpatient Unit for over 20 years and is delighted to be bringing her wealth of experience to the Education Team. Carol has always had a special interest in the teaching, learning and development of staff and sharing the knowledge gained at Thames Hospice which has led to her joining the Thames Hospice Education and Training Team in 2020.