562 Watertown Avenue Suite 3   |   Waterbury, CT 06708

Staff Training

PrimeCare, Inc. is committed to providing the highest quality services available to Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and with that commitment comes the obligation to have high expectations of the individuals we employ.

Initial and ongoing on-the-job and classroom trainings are required and provided to all staff members working PrimeCare, Inc.  An extensive training program has been developed which includes training required by the Connecticut State Department of Developmental Services, as well as training we feel is necessary to provide quality care.  Training modules in each skill area were developed by a team of professionals and include an examination to assess each employee’s skill level in the area.

New and current employees are trained in the following areas:

Abuse & Neglect Prevention
Agency and DDS Policies and Procedures
Basic Health and Behavioral Needs
Behavior Data Input
Bloodborne Pathogens/Communicable Diseases
DDS Safety Alert Review
Fire Safety and Evacuation Procedures
First Aid
Individual Plans, Routines and Provision of Services
Infection Control/Food Handling
Introduction to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Medication Administration Certification (DDS)
Nursing Delegation
Physical/Psychological Management Training (PMT) and Emergency Behavior Control
Safe Patient Handling and Lifting
Seizure Disorders
Signs and Symptoms of Illness
Sexual Harassment and Workplace Violence
Therap Training
Therapeutic Recreation, Individual Programs, Log and Goal Recording
Vehicle Safety, Operation and Maintenance
Water Safety