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The importance of autism awareness training at your healthcare practice

With active organisations such as the National Autistic Society working to break down barriers, and campaigns like World Autism Awareness Week seeking to provide information about the condition, the world has become much more willing to adapt to the needs and unique perspectives of autistic individuals. This kind of flexibility has never been more relevant […]

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Healthcare retention and recruitment: challenges and tips

Recruitment is a key concern for the NHS and private practices today. This is because our ageing population is putting added pressure on the industry, as there are more people to look after for longer periods of time. As such, it’s important for NHS organisations as well as private establishments to have the right recruitment […]

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The importance of continuous medical training for elderly care practitioners

Although elderly care homes are not treated as health institutions, most of the people in these homes need special medical care. While it is paramount to create a home-like environment, it is also important to understand the medical needs of the elderly. The duty of every health care practitioner is to ensure that the patient […]

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Dignity in care, and why it matters

Care workers provide high-quality support to many people so that they can live fulfilled lives. Specific knowledge and skills, of course, are needed to carry out this work, and at the heart of it is a commitment to ensure the dignity of those that they care for, and work with. What is dignity in care? […]

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Conflict management and the aggression continuum

The challenges that face healthcare professionals are numerous and constant. Time and available resources are far too often extremely limited, adding further pressure to an already high-pressure profession. This type of environment, where all workers are under considerable stress, can easily lead to a rise in tension and anxiety. If these issues are not resolved […]

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The importance of stoma care

Nurses and health care staff will come across patients with a stoma during some point in their career. They may work in a variety of clinical settings, including the nursing home, and so it’s important that both nurses and care staff know how to manage a stoma, and that they are able to offer advice […]

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What is an OSCE?

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination or OSCE is a multipurpose evaluative tool that can be used to assess the competence of healthcare and clinical workers on a variety of skills and tasks. The OSCE uses objective based testing to assess competency through direct observation. It gives an easily reproduced and uniform way of testing multiple […]

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Why first aid training is vital for health care businesses

When it comes to health care training, first aid is one of the most important yet underestimated skills you should invest in as a care business. Health care is a varied industry, and there are many different training courses to take. From catheterisation training to complex care and clinical training, Caring for Care offers the […]

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Taking care: looking after yourself matters too

Taking care; looking after yourself matters too. Health care is one of the most rewarding careers, but it can also be one of the most challenging and stressful. We understand that your priority is your patients; but you can’t care for others unless you also care for yourself. Staying healthy and happy when you’re coping […]

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How train-the-trainer courses deliver knowledge and so much more

Many care assistants and healthcare support workers possess the potential to progress in their careers and become more knowledgeable in their current role. Many have the ability to share their skills with others but some lack the confidence and know-how to do this. A “train the trainer” approach is a cost-effective way of delivering skills […]

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