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24

Supporting individuals to live at home

Reinforcing confidence and independence Home. A simple word that conveys so much emotion. Home is where we should feel safest, confident and secure. It is a place full of memories and a reflection of who we are. However, if you’re coming home after a serious illness or suffering from a disability that will affect your […]

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Jul
24

Infection Control is more than washing your hands

Anyone who has been in a hospital or GP surgery will have seen the many hand sanitising stations dotted around all over the place. We’re encouraged to regularly cleanse our hands because of the very real danger of bringing new contaminations into areas where vulnerable people are being treated. Studies have shown that we are […]

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Jul
24

Communication in health and social care

It’s not all about the words One of the many definitions of the word communication is “the successful conveying or sharing of ideas and feelings”. We do this mostly in the form of talking – explaining and describing our thoughts so that others can understand us. But talking isn’t the only way we communicate. The clothes we […]

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Jul
24

How to promote Positive Behaviour

Help provide the right motivation As carers, we should always be looking to help people to help themselves. Sometimes this is a difficult task especially when the person we’re caring for struggles with understanding the impact of their behaviour. This could be because they have challenging or complex needs that are not being met or […]

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Jul
24

Latest news on Apprenticeship Funding – important!

The Apprenticeship Funding changes are coming very soon – here’s a definitive explanation of how it could affect you… Back in October 2016 we reported on the upcoming changes to the way apprenticeships are funded. At the time, consultations were still ongoing but we now have a much fuller picture of how the new framework will […]

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Jul
24

The Benefits of Regular Training in the Workplace

New skills, new opportunities, better results! At Flexible Training, we believe regular training is imperative in the workplace for the business and your employees.Take a look below at some of the reasons why: Stay Updated and Informed – Every industry is changing constantly and it can be difficult to keep all your workers up to date […]

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Jul
24

Online or Practical training – which is best?

Are you up to standard? To work in the Care industry requires a great deal of knowledge and training. This training must meet certain standards to support the delivery of best practice, and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is there to ensure that this practice happens. Employers need to support staff to show that they […]

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Jul
24

Minimum wage to rise April 1st 2017

Don’t get caught out Just a quick reminder to all you employers out there that the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates will be increased from 1st April 2017 The rates will change as follows: Current Rate April 2017 Rate Apprentice £3.40 £3.50 Under 18 £4.00 £4.05 18-20 £5.55 £5.60 21-24 £6.95 £7.05 […]

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