Dementia~ A little refresher..... This week , I have took it upon myself to look at which e-learning resources are available within dementia so that, I continue to learn and understand. A personal duty of care towards best practice. Support and promote just how important it is to continue training in our own time, as … Continue reading Dementia ~ A refresher for myself …for you.
New resources to support core skills of social care workers Great news over the weekend from Skills for care. They have launched new resources to support the core skills of social care workers . Heres what they have to say.... Core skills include English, number, digital and employability skills such as problem solving and time … Continue reading New resources to support core skills of social care workers -Skills for Care
How to arrange my own care and support. Information on where to begin when you decide to arrange your own care and support can now be found on its own page here. You will find direct links to Skills for care for each section you require information for. One more important thing...you can now apply … Continue reading How to arrange my own care and support.
Wonderful news from Skills For Care, this week, if you employ your own carer or support. Applications for funding to cover the cost of care related training for both yourself and your assistant , has now been extended to 31 March 2016. For more information on how to apply and what you need to do … Continue reading Deadline extended for those who employ for their own care & support.
This headline received a very warm welcome from myself last week... Based on my own experience, I for one welcome these guidelines and sincerely hope it becomes common knowledge for all those involved. So please, as part of your duty of care , read it , get familiar with it and spread it! You can … Continue reading Transferring from hospital to home – New guidelines.
Hoists and slings. In my research for upto date information on hoists and slings, I came across a huge amount of information available and none more so important than from HSE. Employers and employees would be wise in bookmarking this site which covers all you need to know regarding health and safety. There can be … Continue reading Hoists and slings
Getting the right training is imperative when taking on the role as a care worker/ care supporter. Personally, I feel it is our duty to ensure we have the correct training ‘before’ carrying out any visits on our own. It may sound like common sense, but I can’t stress enough the importance of knowledge … Continue reading Self Directed e-courses.
I would like to continue to pass on details and information for anyone who would like to become a Dementia Friend. You just may be surprised by how much you can do. Talking about dementia with friends, visiting someone you know with dementia, being a bit more patient if someone is needing more time in … Continue reading Dementia Friends …