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I was recently contacted by a staff nurse called Jackie, off the back of one of my mental health blogs, and asked me to talk about emotional exhaustion. This week, I take a look at some of the symptoms of emotional exhaustion and the support tools available.
Our partners, Klyk, share their expert advice for using mobile device management to stay cyber secure.
Administering meds is an incredibly daunting part of any caring role, but do you know what steps you need to take if things go wrong? In this week’s blog, I look at the 10 most common medication errors and the processes both carers and managers need to follow if these occur.
Mark Topps speaks to several unpaid carers to find out more about local authority and charity respite funding options, and potential barriers to accessing these.
A job in social care can be stressful, but how can you manage this? In his latest blog, Mark Topps investigates the symptoms of stress and their causes.
Struggling to sleep? Mark Topps investigates why we need sleep and what you can do to find that balance between working in care and hitting the hay.
One essential element of any sound cyber security strategy is securing your mobile devices and tablets. This may sound daunting, but there are a few simple and easy steps you can take to protect your devices and the information on them. And best of all, they are completely free!
Using strong passwords is one of the simplest and most effective security measures you can put in place to protect your data from cyber threats. That’s why we’ve put together some useful do’s and don’ts for creating strong passwords.
With the recent sunshine across most of the UK for the last few weeks and the forecast ahead looking good, it’s time to get you care service ready for the summer season.
The most common cyber threat in the UK is phishing attacks. While they occur frequently, there are some very simple things you can do to avoid most of them.
Mark Topps looks at what employees and employers can do to tackle pay and benefits, to aid recruitment and retention of the workforce and improve working conditions.
Our partners, Grey Matter Learning, are working with the Multiple Sclerosis Society to raise awareness about multiple sclerosis through a free continuing professional development (CPD) short course.
Access our free tools, including our Care Quality Commission (CQC) provider information return (PIR), liberty protections safeguards (LPS) and our advance care planning guides.
Early in 2023, the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) will be replaced by Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS). This new legislation will bring about a number of key changes for care services, including the introduction of new responsible bodies.
Often dreaded, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) provider information return (PIR) can feel like a sign of impending doom – you’re about to be inspected! But fear not! The PIR is your time to shine – so, read our guide to help showcase the outstanding care you’re providing.