Basic Life Support

Basic Life Support

“Each year, UK ambulance services respond to approximately 60,000 cases of suspected cardiac arrest. The immediate initiation of bystander CPR can double or quadruple survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Defibrillation within 3–5 min of collapse can produce...
Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship

The inappropriate and/or overuse of antimicrobials has contributed to the use of antibiotic resistant bacteria. This is harmful for people as it means the bacteria causing the illness can’t be treated and then the infectious process cannot be halted which leads to an...
Code of Rights

Code of Rights

The Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (also known as the Code) are designed to protect the interests of vulnerable people, including older people and those with a disability. The Code is a regulation under the Health and Disability Commissioner...
5 Signs it’s Time to Upgrade Your Company’s E-Learning Software

5 Signs it’s Time to Upgrade Your Company’s E-Learning Software

5 SIGNS IT’S TIME TO UPGRADE YOUR COMPANY’S E-LEARNING SOFTWARE An LMS is supposed to teach employees valuable job skills … but some just wind up teaching you what you don’t want in an LMS. Here are a few signs it’s time to put your current learning management system...
Safeguarding: Adults at Risks

Safeguarding: Adults at Risks

It’s estimated that 1 in 6 older people will be the victim of elder abuse and that figure is predicted to rise as the proportion of older people increases.  Abuse may be perpetrated by family, friends or carers and can cause substantial physical and psychological harm...
New Aged Care Quality Standards Course

New Aged Care Quality Standards Course

New Aged Care Quality Standards Course The Single Quality Framework will replace the four current Accreditation schemes in July 2019. Both residential and home care providers will be expected to meet the requirements of the new Aged Care Quality Standards (ACQS) which...