Client Testimonials

Below are just some of the comments made by our many satisfied clients, references in full can be provided upon request:

For Brendoncare Foundation the safety, comfort and welfare of our residents is paramount and moving and positioning is an essential element of this. Finding the right provider in EDGE Services to support our internal trainers, including regular updates has supported the quality of our service in that we can be confident in the robust and thorough nature of provision. Delegate feedback has been very positive. Also the opportunity to flexibly book on courses running in various locations or as an in house cohort has proved to be beneficial in our strategy to have an appropriate number of internal trainers at our care homes.

Angharad Foster | Brendoncare Foundation

As a special school we are reassured by the specific advice that EDGE services provides us with to safely move and position our most vulnerable children and also how to help those who have some mobility and the potential to move independently. The training our in house moving and handling trainers receive from EDGE every 2 years is excellent and tailor made to our specific needs and concerns. The materials we are provided with are excellent and have ensured this good practice is prevalent across the school. We adhere to EDGE training guidance when training all our staff and writing comprehensive risk assessments and as a result we are increasingly confident about the safety of both staff and pupils when transfers are taking place.

Karen Clark | Grangewood School

Carewatch Group have been using EDGE Services for the past two years. We have found EDGE training to be one of the most comprehensive courses available on the market. Our Regional Training Officers have found the courses to be very beneficial, imparting the right amount of transferrable skills and knowledge to our frontline staff. We would highly recommend EDGE Training.

Fiona Newsome | Carewatch Care Services Limited

Like many care providers, The Good Care Group takes its responsibilities for the learning and development of staff very seriously and in particular for those working on the frontline of our organisation. Over the last year we have been able to support all our Operational managers to succeed through key courses with EDGE and have been delighted with the feedback from these individuals who feel that they have really gained in specialist knowledge and practical application. Without a doubt our clients and employees will have also benefited as a result.

Louise Joslin | The Good Care Group

Crossroads Caring Scotland had arranged an in-house 'People Handling and Risk Assessment Key Trainer’s Certificate’ course. From the first contacts and discussions, EDGE Services could not have been more supportive and helpful, in all aspects of setting up the event.

Our staff was very complimentary with regards to all facets of the course training. The resource materials were both detailed and instructive. The trainer was very professional, thorough, and supportive throughout the 4 days.

The course was intensive and demanded full attention and from our staff, which is a direct reflection of the high standard and quality of the training received. Crossroads Caring Scotland looks forward to future training links with EDGE.

Joe McGeady | Crossroads Caring Scotland

Sue Ryder have been delighted by the training from EDGE Services for a number of years. We have always found the training to be professional, relevant, and interesting. The trainers are very knowledgeable and are adaptable to the needs of our staff. Supporting information is a valuable resource to use after the training back in the workplace.

Caroline Belchamber | Sue Ryder

I recently attended the EDGE four day ‘People Handling and Risk Assessment Key Trainer’s Certificate’ course and I have not ever attended a workshop in which I learnt so much. The EDGE trainer was so knowledgeable, taught so well and was inspirational to observe. I am delighted to have attended this workshop and am so excited about taking my new skills back to my workplace to introduce them to my colleagues, thank you.

Kristy Smith | Barchester Healthcare

The A24 Group has been working with EDGE Services for a number of years for the moving and handling people assessors course. In the time that we have worked with EDGE Services we have found the service to be very professional and they are very flexible at meeting the needs of our business. The service that they provide allows our trainers to deliver the highest possible standards of training to our candidates. The feedback from our teams that have attended the four day courses have been very positive and they have enjoyed the courses and found the content of the courses very helpful in their day to day roles.

Mark Willis | A24 Group

We have been working with EDGE Services now for a number of years. They provide us with training and development to allow our own staff to deliver basic moving and handling training. We always find their office staff and training personnel to be professional, knowledge and above friendly. We have received some excellent feedback from our trainers and have a number of courses already booked for the coming 12 months. It was important when we started working with EDGE Services that they fully understood our business to allow for the training to be bespoke and relevant to our service users, EDGE Services continues to work with us to ensure that they remain reactive and up to date. I would certainly recommend EDGE Services to other companies particularly in the health care industry.

Trudy Duke | Exemplar Health Care Limited

Care South have used EDGE Services for a number of years for training courses. Their trainers are very professional, knowledgeable and friendly and I would not hesitate to recommend them to others. The information received on the courses is very useful, as is their post training support service.

Nicky Smith | Care South

We have procured services from EDGE numerous occasions over the last several years. Participant feedback has been very positive and the training is always well received. Trainers experience and competency are of a high standard. Course materials are up to date and well structured. From booking stage to the delivery and follow up of training the service provided is professional, proficient and of exceptional quality. As such we are please to write this testimony for EDGE Services and look forward to the next opportunity to work with them.

Catherine Roberts | Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

EDGE Services has provided high quality and professional training in key aspects of moving and handling practice. This has been essential for teaching both physiotherapy and occupational therapy students at York St John’s University where moving and handling practice and risk assessment are embedded in the Risk Assessment and Safe Practice module; an essential component of preparation for their professional practice placements. I have been impressed by the quality, standard and delivery of their training as well as their on-going advice and support.

Karen Wilson | York St John's University

Christies Care is a provider of 24 hour care for dependent adults within their own homes. We have accessed EDGE training services since 2008 and always found EDGE staff to be supportive and helpful in any of our queries. Christies Care currently sends approximately twenty five staff every two years to update their Risk Assessment and Handling qualification, we would be more than happy to access other EDGE training courses and also recommend EDGE Services to other companies and trainers.

Alison Hawkins | Christies Care

MHA have worked with EDGE for a number of years and have always found them professional, friendly and focused on delivering the best quality training and support.

Yolanda Wasylko | MHA

EDGE have played an invaluable role in reducing the risk of manual handling injuries to West Berkshire Council staff having been conducting People Handling trainer certificate sessions for us since 2005. We have always been impressed by the quality of the course materials and the EDGE trainers deliver intelligent, dynamic training that is very well received by our attending staff.

Melissa Butler | West Berkshire Council

EDGE are among our leading training providers. The service delivered has been of great benefit to both employees and residents. ‘Post-Training Support’ has been invaluable. Those trained to deliver manual handling and understanding and managing challenging behaviour training to their colleagues have done so with confidence thanks to a comprehensive Trainer’s Pack and the invaluable ‘post-training support’ service.

Shelley Haynes | Bupa Care Services

I am writing to say that your course was one of the best I have ever attended, and superlative in every respect. I learned an incredible amount and have returned to work bursting with ideas! For me, you pitched the training at just the right level, not easy I suspect with such a diverse and talkative group as us. Your knowledge, expertise and professionalism was obvious. I look forward to training with you again in the future. Thank you very very much.

Mick Murphy | MENCAP

Since 2005 in excess of 100 delegates have been on EDGE courses. We have formed a partnership that has benefited both our staff and the people in their care. We are always delighted with the quality of the course materials and the programmes delivered are excellent. The courses are very much hands-on and provide reliable and accurate information, meeting all our expectations.

Val Shaughnessy | The Royal British Legion
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