Care Home First Aid Courses

Life is unpredictable and emergencies can happen. Care homes are no different to other places of work and it is essential therefore to identify areas of risk and measures to counter them.  Sometimes, minor injuries can lead to major medical issues because proper care was not provided immediately. Therefore, first aid is a vital skill to learn when caring for others. Training can be a practical way of reducing risk with our care home first aid courses. Continue reading “Care Home First Aid Courses”

Role of Health and Social Care Workers

Social care is a term used for help that is provided in terms of physical and emotional support. The main aim is to help people live their lives in a happy and healthy manner despite their disabilities; either physical or emotional. This article discusses the Role of Health and Social care workers in the community and explains some of the courses you can take to become qualified. Continue reading “Role of Health and Social Care Workers”

Carer job description – General Care workers and Care Assistants

If you’ve ever considered a career in care work, you’ll probably have read through a number of blogs, guides and fact sheets looking at background and career progression paths.  Whilst we’ve covered a number of these with information such as care worker skills, the role of health & social care workers and even qualifications for care home management you are probably keen to understand the general specifics relating to the job.  From pay to working hours, this post covers the a typical carer job description. Continue reading “Carer job description – General Care workers and Care Assistants”