All new staff who are employed at Elliott House receive a robust induction programme of the home and the service. New employees will have to complete a shadowing period of two weeks before they commence on the rota. Staff new to health and social care are enrolled onto the Care Certificate. New staff are supported to complete the Care Certificate within twelve weeks. Elliot House has a workforce development plan which addresses all ongoing training and development needs of each member of staff. Catering, Housekeeping and Maintenance staff are fully trained and hold the relevant certificates for their post. All new staff will undergo the required DBS (Disclosing and Barring Service), police checks before they commence employment at the home.