Across the UK, employers have a duty to protect the safety and health, as far as is reasonably practicable, of their employees. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASAWA) lays down wide-ranging duties on employers. Employers must protect the “health, safety and welfare” of all their employees, as well as others on their premises, including temps, casual workers, the self-employed, clients, visitors and the general public. However, these duties are qualified with the words ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’. This means that employers can argue that the costs of a particular safety measure are not justified by the reduction in risk that the measure would produce. But it does not mean they can avoid their responsibilities simply by claiming that they cannot afford improvements.
The World Health Organisation estimates that over 800,000 people die by suicide each year – that’s one person every 40 seconds. Up to 25 times as many again make suicide attempts. This means that there are many more people who have been bereaved by suicide or have been close to someone who has tried to […]
This Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) course will explore how the brain works and the part it plays in everyday functioning of the body, including movement, thought, language, memory and controlling of the senses helping learners to understand the impact that brain injury can have on an individual.
Not only does proper record keeping make a positive contribution to quality care provision, it prevents errors and provides evidencing where needed. Increasing demands for more paperwork and better standards of written communication requires health and social care providers to teach their personnel how to make a record in the correct manner and how records […]
Dealing With Dementia Losing your identity Dementia isn’t a natural part of ageing. It is an umbrella term for the symptoms of around one hundred different brain diseases, that cause problems with memory, mental agility, language skills, understanding and judgement. Alzheimer’s is certainly the most common, accounting for nearly two-thirds of cases. 44 million people worldwide […]
******NEW***** Qualsafe Accredited Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid | Open Course | Birmingham | West Midlands
Individual open course places are available on our new Qualsafe Accredited Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid courses are available at our training rooms in Birmingham starting from October. The first of many courses will be held on two consecutive Saturdays. Day one will be run on the 11th October 2014 and day two […]
Do you know someone who has had a heart attack? Have you had an attach yourself? HOW TO SURVIVE A HEART ATTACK WHEN YOU ARE ALONE?? Since many people are alone when they suffer a heart attack, without help,the person whose heart is beating improperly and who begins to feel faint, has only about 10 […]