Official data show that over 7,500 people were referred to the Prevent programme in 2015/16. The purpose of this qualification is to support anyone who is responsible for the safeguarding of people and for helping prevent radicalisation. It gives learners an understanding of recognising the signs of abuse, how to reduce the risk of radicalisation […]
Britain is a culturally-diverse nation that respects and values the differences in people. Companies are legally required to follow a set of practices to tackle discrimination and promote equality. So a good understanding of the wide-ranging legislation is essential in creating a workplace that is centred on fairness, dignity and respect.
Healthcare support workers work directly with patients and users of services in a range of healthcare settings including their own homes, to provide high quality and compassionate care to individuals. They carry out well defined routine clinical duties with individuals such as monitoring an individual’s condition (by checking blood pressure, temperature, or weight) and checking […]
A total of 103,900 safeguarding reports about vulnerable adults were referred in 2014/2015. The responsibilities of care workers involved in protecting the health, well-being and human rights of individuals are far-reaching. Allowing individuals to live free from harm, abuse and neglect can often mean involving health agencies, government departments or the police. Understanding the fundamentals […]
Dementia affects around 820,000 people in the UK. This figure is likely to rise to one million by 2025 and two million by 2051. It is one of the main causes of disability in later life and with research being desperately underfunded, it costs the UK over £26 billion a year. This course is all […]
Modern medicines are powerful substances which have beneficial effects for millions of people worldwide. However, inappropriate use or handling of these substances can have severe consequences, including death. Having good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication.