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 …

Types of Training Available for Caregivers

From young children to adults with additional and/or complex needs, there are many vulnerable people in our society who benefit greatly from the support provided by an experienced and qualified support worker. A reputable home should offer a wide variety of training opportunities for support workers to ensure that the highest quality services are consistently being delivered to service users. …

Post COVID-19 Guide for Care Support Staff

The COVID-19 lockdown has drastically impacted those with care and support needs, as well as their support workers. Care support staff are more likely to be infected by the virus than anyone else in the UK’s general population, which understandably brings anxiety and concern that the vulnerable service users you care for may be impacted. As lockdown rules start to …

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, …