How we train our staff to support you

Through involving you in choosing your support workers and using values-based recruitment we ensure you are supported by well-trained staff who understand you and your autism.

We have an autism learning and development pathway and all staff, regardless of their role, receive autism awareness training.

Support workers and managers receive various advanced levels of training tailored to the needs of the people they support. This includes positive behavioural support for all support workers through to a level 3 diploma in autism for those providing specialist autism care and support.

Our support to autistic people follows good practice principles and our support teams have oversight and support from:

  • Our experienced managers and peers – through our autism information hub
  • Our autism professionals group – a forum for sharing best practice and reviewing outcomes
  • National Autistic Society – accessing specialist training and support throughout the autism accreditation process

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Zest: Spring 2019
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Zest: Spring 2019

Welcome to the Spring 2019 edition of Zest, with a bonus VEA nominations handy guide! In this issue we focus on the theme of Growth, including our very exciting sunflower growing competition (see back page). The nominations for this year's...

Opening times during the festive period
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Opening times during the festive period

We're here to support you during the festive period. If you're looking for care and support during the Christmas season you can do so by contacting our friendly enquiry team on 0800 0353 776 or email referrals@voyagecare.com. You can...

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Our 30 year journey

Voyage Care have been providing great quality care and support for 30 fantastic years. We’re extremely proud of our long-standing reputation for the highest quality care and support, as well as the incredible milestones we've hit over the years. Here's...

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How the autism accreditation journey has changed Zavier’s life

Since starting their NAS autism accreditation journey, the team of...

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By Micheala Blanche I am so blessed to be a parent – it is truly one of the best feelings in the world. But learning your child is on the autism spectrum can be a stressful and unknown time. A time which can affect not only yourself and your child...

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Say hello to Sharon, she's one of the people we support at our day centre, BROCS, in Wakefield. She's recently been on a fantastic journey with her support worker John on finding a volunteer job in her local community. Read on to find out more. "Hello...

Zest: Spring 2019
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Zest: Spring 2019

Welcome to the Spring 2019 edition of Zest, with a bonus VEA nominations handy guide! In this issue we focus on the theme of Growth, including our very exciting sunflower growing competition (see back page). The nominations for this year's...

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