IDDSI framework : are you ready for its implementation?

IDDSI framework : are you ready for its implementation?

As you may know,  on the 1st May 2019, all facilities in the healthcare sector are able to implement the new International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI). This new framework standardises terminology and definitions for food textures and liquid...
Media Training for NCF Rising Stars

Media Training for NCF Rising Stars

On 13 February 2019, at Altura Learning, we were delighted to host our second NCF Rising Stars Programme. The NCF Rising Stars Programme is a unique opportunity for Registered Managers in NCF member organisations to develop leadership skills through an annual...
H&S: Risk Management

H&S: Risk Management

A key aim of health and safety legislation is to protect workers and other people by eliminating or minimising risks arising from work or workspaces. Our course H&S: Risk Management will empower staff to take an active role in assessing and managing risk as well...
Dementia: Understanding Behaviours

Dementia: Understanding Behaviours

We are all individuals with our own personalities, likes and dislikes, and history. Each person who develops dementia will be affected differently and the behaviours they display will be unique to them. Hilary Woodhead who is an expert in dementia care, guides us...