Evaluation of the Care Assistant Development Programme

Learning from early implementation – SCIE evaluation report for HC-One

Published: June 2016

Executive summary

HC-One’s Care Assistant Development Programme (CADP) aims to develop senior carers into nursing assistants, trained up to assist with medication and care planning. The Programme enables newly-trained nursing assistants to support registered nurses and improves the quality of care provided to residents.

This report presents the findings from SCIE’s independent evaluation – commissioned by HC-One – of the early implementation of the Programme. It aims to: