Virtual Dementia Tour – Training and Education Survey

Virtual Dementia Tour training has been improved with the launch of the Virtual Dementia Tour.  The Virtual Dementia Tour is taking part in a study being conducted by three universities (University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University and University of Bradford) which is being commissioned by the Department of Health, Skills for Care and Skills for Read More …

Dementia Awareness Week to Increase Dementia Awareness in the UK

Dementia Awareness Week this week has many events to increase the understanding of Dementia and how you can help and get involved with Dementia care. Living with dementia isn’t easy to imagine if you haven’t been put in that situation.   Reading stories from people who have might help your understanding.  Click here to read about Enid Read More …

AED units, what are they and do they have to cost so much?

AED units are becoming widely available but why do we have them? Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of premature death in the UK, but with immediate treatment, many lives can be saved. Sudden cardiac arrest occurs because the electrical rhythm that controls the heart is replaced by a chaotic disorganised electrical rhythm called Read More …

Dechoker – New device to treat emergency choking available from ProTrainings

Dechoker has just been launched in the UK and it is available from ProTrainings. It is available in three sizes, adult, child and infant. Be ready to respond when someone experiences a choking emergency in your home or business. The Dechoker is an anti-choking device small enough to keep with a first-aid kit. The adult-sized Read More …

Course of the Week – Child Protection

Every organisation that works with children, they should make sure safeguarding policies and procedures are in place to ensure each and every child, despite their age, gender, religion or ethnicity, are protected from harm. This child protection course is aimed at training individuals who work with children to ensure they know how to identify and report Read More …

Course of the Week – Customer Service

Customer service is overlooked in many companies. Regardless of the size of your business, exceptional customer service needs to be at the heart of your business in order to be successful. It is important to provide the highest standard of customer service to all types of customers, whether they be; potential, new or existing.

Coaching in the Workplace – Course of the Week

Coaching is a process that develops a person to do either the job that they are hired to do or the job that they ultimately want to do. It unlocks barriers and overcomes obstacles that are preventing an individual from getting where they want to be. This course is about empowerment and about instilling confidence, effective Read More …

Dementia Awareness – Course of the Week

Dementia Awareness has received a lot of press recently, as understanding Dementia and understanding sufferer’s needs is very important. Dementia is a very common condition, with over 800,000 people in the UK suffering with the condition. People start to change as the dementia gets worse, such as; communication, eating habits and feelings. Due to the Read More …

Epinephrine Auto-Injector Needle Length Report Published

Epinephrine auto-injectors needle length is important to ensure that the drug gets where its needed and there have been concerns with some brands of auto-injector that the needle length is not sufficient when used on some children and adolescents in the treatment of food allergies.  A new report published on the Emerade website published the results.

NatraSan, a new natural first aid spray – a must for every home?

NatraSan is a new first aid spray that is a good addition to any first aid kit.  There are lots of different first aid sprays on the market but this one is a bit different as is a first aid spray containing pure Hypochlorous Acid which is a mild but incredibly effective acidic substance released by Read More …