Safeguarding people simply means protecting people from potential threats. However, when it comes to safeguarding vulnerable adults in care, it means so much more. Safeguarding vulnerable adults in care includes:
- Protecting their rights to live in safety.
- Protecting them from abuse, neglect, and lack of care.
- Ensuring that wellbeing is embraced and adults are wished, blessed, and given importance.
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Overview for disability carers
It’s normal to feel somewhat dubious conversing with or connecting with somebody who has a physical, tangible, or scholarly incapacity. Associating with individuals with disabilities ought to be the same as some other socialisation. Be that as it may, in case you’re not acquainted with a given handicap, you may fear either saying something hostile or doing the wrong thing by offering help. Disability Carers are trained to overcome this. Continue reading “Disability Carers | Key skills for working with those with disabilities”
Conflict is regarded as normal and part of life. Human beings are so unique from each other that disagreements may occur due to diverse needs. In many cases people do not voice their grievance and unhappiness for fear of offending someone and as a result ignore the conflict reactions. This can be as bad as heated disagreements, with issues simmering in the background. Managing conflict in care can be a minefield.
Conflict is mostly associated with raised voices, frustration and heated arguments which give someone a bad reputation at workplace. Conflict is sometimes regarded as a good thing based on our response to make it either a destructive or creative process.
Conflict in the work environment is unfortunately inevitable. The truth is that when two or more people come together to exchange ideas, the conflict doorway is already open. Continue reading “Managing Conflict in Care Homes”
Dementia affects millions of people worldwide each year. It is believed that over 18 percent of all men and women over the age of 75 experience some degree of dementia. Annually this figure is rising with many younger people, sometimes as young as 40 developing symptoms.
While genetics and other factors play a part, research has found that there are a number of ways individuals can change their lifestyle to help prevent or delay the onset. Obvious preventable measures include smoking, a reduction in alcohol intake and a move away from a sedentary lifestyle.
In addition, the following suggestions have been found to have a positive impact on reducing risk. Continue reading “Dementia: how you may be able to reduce the risk”
As a designed first aid responder at your workplace, it’s imperative you’re prepared for anything and everything – from a small cut to a loss of consciousness. Most workplace accidents are relatively minor, but other problems such as anaphylactic shock (anaphylaxis) can be deadly.
It’s imperative that you understand the outcomes that come from this infrequent but serious reaction to allergies because it could save a person’s life. The life of the next person you meet could be in your hands, so know the causes, the symptoms and what needs to be done.
It literally can mean the difference between life and death! Continue reading “Anaphylaxis: What You Need To Know About This Potentially Fatal Condition”