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Things you need to know about first aid legal requirements

Things you need to know about first aid legal requirements What is first aid? It’s inevitable that people will suffer injuries or become ill at work, whether work related or not. If this happens then, as an employer, it is your responsibility to tend to them straight away and, if necessary, ring for an ambulance […]

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7 things to know about the Care Certificate

7 things you need to know about The Care Certificate Are you thinking of doing The Care Certificate? Here are eight things you should probably know before you start. 1. The Care Certificate is a set of standards Social care and health workers use a set of standards set out in The Care Certificate throughout […]

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Medication in Care

Medication in care We’ve all heard of it and almost all of us have taken it in one form or another which is why it’s important to properly understand what it is, how it’s used and what its effects are on us and those we care about. Furthermore, when you consider that between 20-50% of […]

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What is Safeguarding?

What is Safeguarding? Safeguarding is a term that relates to protecting children, people under the age of 18 and vulnerable adults, from harm and is specifically relevant to companies or individuals working to deliver care in a variety of forms. It also relates to the promotion of child welfare, protecting the vulnerable from maltreatment and […]

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What is Dementia?

What is dementia? What is dementia? Dementia is the term for symptoms that include memory loss and complications concerning thinking, problem solving or language. Initially these symptoms can be small, but eventually they become bad enough to have a detrimental impact on day-to-day life. Dementia can be caused by brain damage brought about by diseases […]

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Eureka!!!!!

OK, so I want to make a difference, but I have no idea how. So I begin with a single footstep. Asking questions, talking to services users (this is the label that us healthcare professionals give the individuals in our care), relatives and friends of service users. I also talked to the MDT (The Multidisciplinary […]

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A nurses minute is the longest minute in the world

    I am typing this as I dust off my open toe sandals and store away my winter coat. Brighter, sunnier, longer days = mood elevated and the feeling that anything is possible. I will continue where I left off and introduce you properly to Joyce. As the story unfolds you will hopefully see […]

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‘If success looks good to the world, but does not feel good to you soul, it’s not success at all’

Bonjour and welcome to my blog in connection with my company, Caring For Care Ltd. So, what to say when you feel like you are talking to yourself? I guess I will use this blog as an icebreaker; each month furiously typing away to hopefully show you how hard I’ve been working in order to […]

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