What we do

 

Del Harries Training & Consultancy are a small, family-run business providing training and

consultancy services to the social care sector. We pride ourselves on a personal approach,

offering bespoke packages of training and consultancy tailored to the individual needs of

our customers.

 

Who we are

 

Del Harries - Trainer / Care Consultant, Proprietor

 

Over 27 years’ experience in social care, including training, assessment, consultancy and study work across the UK and in Ireland, Guernsey, Holland and Belgium. Extensive experience of setting up, managing and overseeing registered care services in Wales and England.

 

Previous roles:   

    

  • Fellow of the University of Wales Trinity St David: GWLAD project (Growing Workforces through Learning and Development) - Workplace Development Fellow

  • Registered Manager for Tracs (six services over 10 years)

  • Responsible Individual / Head of Care for a Camphill Residential College for young people with learning disabilities (overseeing eight registered services)

  • Operations Manager for Milbury-Voyage (overseeing ten registered services: Wales, Gloucestershire and Herefordshire)

  • Studio III trainer / behaviour consultant (qualified 2001)

  • Assessor for BILD’s Physical Interventions Accreditation Scheme

  • Sessional Independent Hospital Manager for a small private psychiatric hospital in SW Wales

  • Associate Trainer for Age UK / BILD / Llaw yn Llaw

 

Current:

 

  • Registered with the Education Workforce Council (Wales) as a Further Education Teacher

  • Guest Lecturer for Coleg Sir Gar

 

Specialising in autistic spectrum disorder, acquired brain injury and positive challenging behaviour support (PBS).

 

Who we are - (continued)

 

Katherine Harries - Clinical Nurse Advisor

 

  • Qualified as Registered General Nurse in 1997

  • Over 24 years background in residential and nursing care settings

  • Extensive experience in both the NHS and the private sector

  • Specialising in elderly care and dementia

 

Our customers:

 

  • Residential care homes

  • Nursing homes

  • Day centres

  • Colleges

  • Local authorities

  • Charities

  • Private sector services

 

We work with a range of client groups; including services supporting people with:

 

  • Learning disability

  • Brain injury

  • Challenging behaviour

  • Autistic spectrum disorder

  • Dementia

  • Mental Health conditions

 

Recent satisfied customers include:

 

  • BILD

  • Caretech Community Services

  • Cymryd Rhan / Llaw yn Llaw

  • Neath Port Talbot / Pembrokeshire / Powys / Ceredigion / Rhondda Cynon Taf County Councils

  • New Directions (Wales)

  • Ariya Neurocare

  • Abbeyfields Wales

  • Hallmark Care

  • L’Arche (Brecon)

  • Bro Myrddin Housing

  • Serendipity Care

  • Age UK

  • MENCAP

  • New Directions (Rugby)

  • UNISON

  • Connecting Learners

  • Camphill (Milton Keynes & Glasallt Fawr)

  • Walsingham Support

  • Stanton Dene

  • Integra.