How to Care for People with Severe Learning Difficulties?

We are constantly looking for new and better ways to help people with learning difficulties. In recent years, this has led to an increased focus on individualised support; finding ways to provide the assistance service users need whilst still allowing them opportunities for independence. The search for best practice continues as we continue to improve our understanding of learning difficulties. …

How Caregivers Untangle the Knots of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder from Autistic Adults?

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a recognised mental health condition that causes a person to act on compulsive behaviours and have obsessive thoughts. If you are considering a career change or are exploring some of the available care home jobs in Basingstoke which involve supporting autistic adults, it is important to understand both the nuances and overlap between autism and …

Guide to Communicating with Adults with a Learning Disability

There are plenty of care home jobs in Basingstoke, but if you’re going to make the most of the available opportunities, it’s important to understand how to communicate effectively with service users. Many adults with learning disabilities struggle to make their thoughts and feelings known, so effective communication is key. We’ve put together a useful guide to help you maximise …

Roles and Rights of Healthcare Workers

Healthcare workers are essential to the provision of an effective response to the needs of all service users and, as such, it is important that they understand both their responsibilities and rights with regard to the support they provide. Healthcare Workers have a Duty of Care to Service Users Healthcare workers have a duty of care to all service users, …