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How To Properly Care For A Minor Workplace Injury

Posted: February 12th, 2017 by TutorCare comment-icon Comments disabled

Minor cuts, scrapes, bruises and burns… they’re a part of daily life with most of them taking place in the home. However, it’s not uncommon for them to occur in a place of employment. A majority of companies have some type of accident policy (with risk assessment) that dictates what happens in these types of cases. For instance, if a wound is extremely deep (is in need of stitches) or something foreign has become embedded in the body, medical attention… Read more »

Choking

Posted: February 10th, 2017 by TutorCare comment-icon Comments disabled

A foreign object that is stuck at the back of the throat may block the throat or cause muscular spasm. Young children especially are prone to choking. A child may choke on food, or may put small objects into their mouth and cause a blockage of the airway. If the blockage of the area airway is mild, the casualty should be able to clear it; if it is severe they will be not be able to speak, cough or breathe… Read more »

The Importance of Health & Safety in the workplace

Posted: February 3rd, 2017 by TutorCare comment-icon Comments disabled

A healthy and safe atmosphere exerts positivity and relaxation irrespective of the fact whether it’s your workplace or your home. However, employers need to take special care for the health, safety, and well-being of their employees. Not only does it increase the productivity of their employees but it is an obligation that they must follow and non-adherence to it can get them in trouble legally. There are many benefits that an employer can derive by giving their employees a safe… Read more »

Developing basic knowledge of health and safety in the workplace

Posted: February 2nd, 2017 by TutorCare comment-icon Comments disabled

Regardless of your job or the sector or industry you work within, it is always useful for you to have basic knowledge of health and safety in the workplace. Understanding how to work safely can help to protect both you and the people you work with, and it could possibly prevent major incident or injury. On a basic training course, Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 1 (CIEH), you will get a good introduction to the principles of working… Read more »

Food Safety In Restaurants

Posted: January 29th, 2017 by TutorCare comment-icon Comments disabled

You are what you eat. Everyone loves food, in whatever way it comes, we all need food and crave it. First, comes the hunger, the imagination of the desired meal, the anticipation of the meal, the sight, the colours, the texture, the aromas, and then the climax of that first taste.   Eating is one experience to be enjoyed and savoured as much as it is a necessity for sustenance. The importance of food can never be overemphasized.   The… Read more »

How to tell if someone is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease?

Posted: December 29th, 2016 by TutorCare comment-icon 2

As people get older they often forget things.  Day to day occurrences like forgetting names, appointments or how to use the microwave are common place as we age. Adults in the developed world are today, living much longer than they were 40 years ago.  As a result, an increase in brain cell death has been found in those over 50.  Like all types of dementia, Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory or reasoning skills. … Read more »

The Benefits Of Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training

Posted: December 26th, 2016 by TutorCare comment-icon Comments disabled

Nonviolence crisis intervention is an important aspect of every business. Most businesses rely on the day to day interaction between humans from all walks of life. While it is never good to start a conflict, preparing your team to learn how to stop crisis through peaceful means will do your business a lot of good.   At TutorCare we specialise in training and certifying individuals for a number of care related courses.  One of these is in the area of nonviolent means… Read more »

The importance of learning Basic Life Support (BLS)

Posted: November 28th, 2016 by TutorCare comment-icon Comments disabled

Basic Life Support (BLS) is a level of medical care used in emergency, life-threatening situations until the victim can be cared for professionally by a team of paramedics or at a hospital. It can help people who are choking, drowning or are suffering from cardiac arrest, and it can make the difference between life and death for some people. BLS is included in all first aid training courses, along with related life-saving techniques and procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)…. Read more »

Why is confidentiality so important in health and social care?

Posted: November 20th, 2016 by TutorCare comment-icon 3

The issue of confidentiality is massively important in the field of health and social care. However, it is often seen as quite complex, which can lead to misapplication and misunderstanding. This is why each and every person working within the sector is recommended to take a care training course which focuses on the concept of confidentiality and all of the issues surrounding it. The basics: what is confidentiality? In relation to the health and social care sector, confidentiality relates to… Read more »

What training as a fire marshal can do for your future career

Posted: October 15th, 2016 by TutorCare comment-icon Comments disabled

Some of the best CVs are those that are well-rounded, full of both professional experience and interests outside of work. Employers are often interested in people who have taken advantage of all opportunities available to them, be it developing skills or taking extra training, as these are the people who can bring something extra to the business. All of the above are reasons why fire marshal training can be beneficial for your future career, as this sort of qualification looks… Read more »

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