Essential for Care Consultancy™

Why use different suppliers for your care environment when it’s available all in one place?

The Essential for Care Consultancy™ is a specialist package suited to the requirements of your business.

With the demand for continuous improvement in an unpredictable environment like healthcare, the need to support patients whether it’s the right equipment, training or staff is often restricted by budget and lack of support.

That’s why we devised Essential for Care Consultancy™, so we can work together to determine your needs, what we can do to support you and how we can help drive your business forward.

By listening to you and your business needs we can create a programme to support your business. If it’s essential to you, then it’s essential to us.

Don’t just take our word for it, here are some of the latest statistics regarding UK care homes.

Essential Stats

84% of care homes have medium to high staff turnover

How can Essential for Care Consultancy help?

Through better training and by creating a better work environment, we will help you increase staff retention.

The average bed occupancy is 88.3% in UK care homes

How can Essential for Care Consultancy help?

We will work with you to help you achieve a high bed occupancy rate by raising your reputation with highly trained staff. Steps like this will add to help make your business more profitable.

The average staff cost per resident is £21,756

How can Essential for Care Consultancy help?

By increasing the overall quality of staff and the facilities, we will drive down the cost per resident and help drive up profitability.

The cost of agency care staff, typically exceeds regular staff by 100% per hour

How can Essential for Care Consultancy help?

An efficient, high quality care home will have far less dependency on agency staff, helping you to maintain care levels and costs.




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  • “I can highly recommend Essential Training Solutions and Catherine Parker’s ability to deliver concise, practical, and theoretical training. Catherine’s teaching style is inclusive and friendly, and I have always thoroughly enjoyed my time on her courses.”

    Andrew. D. Crabtree BA
    Registered Manager, Ladies in Waiting, Crabtree Care Homes.
  • “Essential Training Solutions and Catherine’s person centred approach and flexibility to working with our organisation has enabled our company achieve the high level of training for our staff we require.”

    Amanda Foster
    Compliance Manager, Caremark (East Riding)
  • “Catherine Parker and Essential Training Solutions are authentic and truly passionate about the delivery of excellent care standards. Catherine possesses a remarkable insight into other peoples’ needs; she has an elusive anticipatory foresight that makes her a truly unique trainer.”

    Anita Sutton
    Director, New Age Care Services