Epilepsy: Understanding the Condition

Epilepsy: Understanding the Condition

Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological condition and can affect a person of any age. The signs and symptoms of the disorder vary depending on the area of the brain affected, and the severity can differ from individual to individual. For some, it is managed...
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...
Maintaining Professional Roles and Boundaries

Maintaining Professional Roles and Boundaries

People who are providing support or care to a vulnerable population are required to ensure that they establish boundaries that prevent the relationship from being personal, unethical or unprofessional. This protects both the staff member and the person receiving the...
Top tips for Preparing for an Inspection in the UK

Top tips for Preparing for an Inspection in the UK

One of our very popular courses is ‘Preparing for an Inspection’, supported by Jill Timms, Care Consultant in Oxfordshire, who offers guidance to anyone needing help with preparation for CQC / LA Inspections. A qualified Nurse, Jill became a successful Manager of an...
Medication Management: Polypharmacy

Medication Management: Polypharmacy

It is estimated that over 90% of residents in aged care facilities take over five types of medication on a daily basis. As people age, they often develop multiple chronic conditions that sometimes require a variety of medications to manage. However, it is important...
CDC Series Episode 5: Unique Villages for Later Life

CDC Series Episode 5: Unique Villages for Later Life

Best Ageing Experience – Regardless of Means In his first CEO role, David Williams has spent the last 3 years leading St Monica Trust which has been operating for close to 100 years. Providing Retirement, Home and Residential Care services across 5 large...