Importance of Compatibility in Supporting Adults with Autism

It is imperative to recognise that there simply isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to supporting autistic adults. Everyone is an individual with their own unique needs and support workers need to understand how to respond accordingly to those requirements. If you are eager to take your first steps into your support work career and have been exploring care assistant jobs in …

Tips to Deal with Adults with Learning Disabilities

Dealing with adults with learning disabilities isn’t a job that everyone can do. It takes some very special skills that can’t be taught, making it the ideal career path for anyone with empathy and patience. Service users often struggle to communicate their needs and wishes effectively and that can sometimes lead to challenging behaviour. There’s no ‘one size fits all’ …

How coronavirus has changed the home healthcare unit?

The challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have especially hit support workers. All of those within the healthcare sector have a critical role to play in keeping the most vulnerable in our society safe – from nurses, occupational therapists, personal assistants, social workers, through to caterers and cleaners. Around 1.5 million people work in the adult social care sector within England …