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The importance of complex care training

The number of clients with complex care needs is increasing, and many patients are choosing to stay at home to receive the care they need. This requires health care workers with specialist skills, so it’s necessary for them to undertake complex care training so that they can provide the most effective care to patients. Complex […]

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How e-Learning is playing an important role in developing careers in health and social care

E-Learning is the process of delivering courses and training online, using the Internet and other resources. Over the past few years, many people in health and social care have taken courses to aid their professional development and enhance their careers. Online training is now commonplace in many workplaces, industries and sectors, and the health and […]

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Our top tips for tackling the night shift

Here at Caring for Care we understand the challenge health care professionals face when they need to work the night shift. In fact, during our training sessions it is a common area of concern for many delegates. Over the years we have amassed a wealth of tips to help you say healthy, focused and on […]

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How to ensure your staff are administering medication safely

Care staff are often called upon to deliver medication in health and social care settings. This can be alongside busy jobs and competing demands from the people being cared for, and it can be a challenge making sure staff get it right. There are a number of key areas staff need to ensure they understand […]

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How good quality health and social care training will benefit your care workforce

Training staff is a given. It’s usually a mandatory requirement of local authority and clinical commissioning group contracts, the Care Quality Commission check training on their inspections and it’s vital to delivering a good quality service with high customer satisfaction. Training also has an additional benefit though, one which businesses sometimes forget in the midst […]

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What are the biggest issues facing health and social care in the wake of Brexit?

For public and private providers alike working in health and social care, there are significant issues to deal with in the post-Brexit world. Business leaders need to stay ahead of the curve in terms of remaining informed of changing trends and priorities and then planning accordingly with the right staffing, healthcare training, business organisation, service […]

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The importance of Moving and Handling training

Each person’s care needs are unique to that individual and can be as different as a person’s personality, with requirements differing even between two people with the same condition. Some patients, however, require assistance with even the most basic aspects of their care, including help with moving and handling their body on a day to […]

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How to prepare for an interview in health and social care

If you have finished your health care training, chances are you are looking for your first entry-level position. Looking for employment within the industry is not as difficult as you might be expecting. Our useful tips will give you all the guidance you need to help you search for opportunities and how to prepare for […]

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Oral suction saves lives: why skills matter

Knowing how to carry out suction on a patient struggling to breathe can undoubtedly save a life. The machines to help facilitate this become more advanced all the time. However, the skills and intuition required to use the equipment correctly also need to be regularly updated and reinforced. Why suction is needed The increasing numbers […]

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Personal Health Budgets – What Are They and How Can They Help?

Understanding personal health budgets and individual needs Personal Health Budgets are designed to give patients who have “opted in” much greater control over their health care provision. In essence they have opportunities to benefit from more “person-centred” care. For this system to work, the individual needs to be comfortable with how the Personal Health Budgets […]

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