Category: Blogs

  • The Best Ways to Improve Your Presentation Skills

    The Best Ways to Improve Your Presentation Skills

    More and more interviewers are asking interviewees to make a presentation to discern if they understand what they are presenting. However, public speaking isn’t easy and for some people It can be extremely nerve racking! Do you find that to be the case? That’s why, along with developing your own personal speaking style, you need […]

  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Children

    Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Children

    What is Safeguarding? Do you work in the Safeguarding Industry? If you work closely with vulnerable groups, it’s vital that you understand what safeguarding is and why it is so important today. Safeguarding is defined under the Care Act 2014 and is used to confirm actions taken to protect vulnerable groups from harm, harm that […]

  • Assertiveness and Confidence Building

    Assertiveness and Confidence Building

    What is the definition of Assertiveness? Assertiveness is the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive. It is important that depending on our moods and emotions in certain situations, especially within the working environment, we need to see how it effects our level of assertiveness. Being realistic, aggressive or passive communication is stressful […]

  • Patient Handling: more than just lifting and moving

    Patient Handling: more than just lifting and moving

    Do your staff work in the health and social care setting? It’s likely then that your organisation spends a significant amount of time moving and handling patients, residents and service users. It is essential that no matter what roll your employee’s are In, that being a carer, nursing staff or even a doctor, it’s important […]

  • Preventing Violence in the Workplace – A Growing Issue

    Preventing Violence in the Workplace – A Growing Issue

    Did you know that one of the major causes of death in the corporate world is workplace violence? Secondary to transportation, this growing issue can have very damaging effects within a business. Causing morale, reputation and revenue to drop, making this something businesses need to address now. Workplace violence can occur in any variety of […]

  • Patient Handling: More Than Just Lifting And Moving

    Patient Handling: More Than Just Lifting And Moving

    Do your staff work in the health and social care setting? It’s likely then that your organisation spends a significant amount of time moving and handling patients, residents and service users. It is essential that no matter what roll your employee’s are In, that being a carer, nursing staff or even a doctor, it’s important […]

  • Why defibrillation is so important!

    Why defibrillation is so important!

    I’m sure you would agree that a company’s greatest assets are it’s employees. Many business owners completely understand this and the need to provide a safe working environment for everyone of their staff within in the business. Do you? It’s so important and a regulation within The Health and Safety (First Aid) 1981 for employers […]

  • How To Get The Best Out Of Your Appraisals

    How To Get The Best Out Of Your Appraisals

    It’s that time of year for companies to complete the process of staff appraisals. Are your senior staff aware of best ways to appraise staff? What is the purpose of an appraisal? The aim of an appraisal is to give the opportunity to the appraisee to reflect on their work and learning needs so that […]

  • Improve Your Resilience At Work

    Improve Your Resilience At Work

    What is resilience? Resilience is how people and organisations respond to challenges that they are faced with. The ability to overcome, to recover and respond positively to tasks and any potential changes. Within the workplace, resilient employees can deal with the demands placed upon them much more efficiently, being able to manage well with constantly […]

  • Saving lives will be on the curriculum

    Saving lives will be on the curriculum

    By 2020 all children in school will be taught basic lifesaving skills under new government plans for health education. These lessons will be rolled out next year across England, following years of campaigning by the BHF and others. Every child will now leave school with the key skills needed to save lives. According to the […]