Self-Care

It is increasingly apparent that people working in health and social care are experiencing stress in a way, and in numbers, not previously seen in this sector.  That is not to say that health and social care jobs have not always...

Understanding Anxiety

With the news that about half of all carers experienced stress and anxiety over COVID, it is worth understanding what anxiety is and how it might affect staff members.  There is a lot of information, and sadly misinformation,...

Preparing for the flu season

In this blog, we will be taking a look at what flu is, how to manage an outbreak and vaccination.  You can get more detail by subscribing to our policy suite. As you may know Flu, or influenza, is a highly contagious acute...

Why Consent is Not a One-Off Event

Everything we do in social care relies on someone, usually the service user, providing their consent.  Looking at various forums and having discussed this issue with many nursing and care staff over the years, it is however...