Funding now available!
Do you currently have any staff who: Are not qualified to Level 2 in Health and Social Care?Are looking to progress within their roles?Are looking to progress from Level 2 to Level 3?Require additional training in line with the needs of your organisation and the individuals you support? If so, Flexible Training may be able […]
What makes a good workplace mentor?
Are You Mentoring Your Apprentices? Supporting, or mentoring, your apprentices as they learn is, or should be, a given. You do it because you want your apprentices to grow, become a part of the business, help them develop their career paths to benefit themselves and your company. However, have you thought about the benefits to […]
Changes to Apprenticeship funding
Changes to Apprenticeship funding in the UK is happening in 2017 If you have an apprenticeship scheme or are planning to run one then you may be aware of the proposal put forward by the government to change the way apprenticeships are funded. What might this mean for you? Right now, all we have is a […]
Caring for Epilepsy
It’s not just about the seizures… Imagine what it must be like knowing that when you go out, your body could suddenly freeze up solid and fall over. Or leave you lying there jerking in spasm as you suffer another seizure. Epilepsy sufferers can face this every day and having a good Carer is a […]
The 19+ Advanced Learning Loan available
The UK government has an alternative method of funding your training… Like pretty much everything in life, training courses need to be paid for and if you haven’t got an employer willing to foot the bill… But, did you know that there’s a government service providing loans for those looking to access further training? Before we […]
The Care Certificate – What’s It All About?
Ensuring the right standards… Do you work in care, either supporting individuals in their own homes, residential care home or support individuals in the community, perhaps in a day service? If you do, then the Care Certificate is the minimum standards that should be covered as part of your induction training. If you are a […]
Understanding the Mental Capacity Act
The Mental Capacity Act is more than just “more legislation”… Decisions, decisions. We all make them hundreds of times a day – from deciding what to wear, what to eat, how much to spend on something… We do it almost without thinking because we are able to understand (in most cases) the results of our […]
The Care Certificate – What’s all about? Part 2…
How to assess and document Following on from last week’s article on the Care Certificate, here we go into a bit more detail about the importance of the Certificate and how it should be assessed. The introduction of the Care Certificate was aimed to provide clear evidence to employers and people who receive care and […]