Eating Disorders – What type of eating disorder exist ?

Eating disorders can be emotionally and physically depleting conditions. At least 1.25 million people in the UK suffer from these with up to 6.4% of the population showing signs of developing the conditions.

Much more attention is given to eating disorders than has historically been the case, meaning more work is being done to help cure those who suffer from the problems.

However, there are a variety of different eating disorders, and each affects its victims differently. This article takes a brief look at the symptoms of some of the most common eating disorders

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Wellbeing policy – A guide for Care Homes

A wellbeing policy is a great way for a care provider to show that they take mental health seriously. It shows commitment to staff, their patients and all that visit. It also helps keep the focus on health when implementing other procedures.

Ideally the wellbeing policy should be central to the providers business plan and available to all from the start. If however you need to review existing practices, look no further.

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Handling Conflict Situations

Conflict typically occurs due to differences between at least two parties that disagree on ideas or find themselves in a difficult situation. The root cause of conflict in the workplace varies but left unchecked it can become a destructive force. Handling conflict and the ability to remain calm in such a situation is a requirement of any supervisory role.

This article looks at various aspects of conflict and offers Dos and Dont’s in any heated situation.

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Microlearning in the Care Sector

Microlearning brings technology and training together and is ideal for the fast paced care sector. If you don’t know what microlearning is, now would be a good time to start.

Do you find that your staff always struggle to set time aside for training?

Do they always have other priorities the day your regular provider turns up to conduct a training session on site?

Do you wish training could be at a pace your employees can manage rather than 3 hours sessions at a time?

Well, the truth is, it can be.  You just need the right tools and some good old fashioned time management skills.  So let’s dive right in.

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What is Venepuncture?

An ever-growing number of medical procedures exists in the healthcare profession. These can be anything from the most complex surgeries to everyday procedures, and perhaps one of the most common is the process known as venepuncture. This article outlines what happens during the typical venepuncture.

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