Type 1 Diabetes Fact File

Can you decide if these statements about Diabetes are facts or fiction? There is a strong genetic influence in all Diabetes cases. You should treat someone with Diabetes having a low blood sugar by giving milk and a biscuit. If you are very thirsty a lot, going to the toilet a lot through the night […]

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December Festive Deal

So, we all know Christmas is coming and everyone gears up for festive fun and work goes out the window. But here’s a novel idea, how about using some of that slack time to make sure your staff are up to date on their compliance training? Just think, utilising that usually dull time with fun, […]

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Epilepsy Facts and Know-how

To start off this subject you need to know that Epilepsy is not the only cause of seizures, so it would be incorrect to say that someone who has had a seizure has Epilepsy. Epilepsy is one of the most misunderstood conditions as it is hidden, in that you can’t look at someone and know […]

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Fireworks Fun or Failure

This is the old poem written about the origins of Bonfire (Guy Fawkes) Night this a chilling reminder of what a plot against the Monarch King James 1st and the Government on the 5th of November 1605. Remember, remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot I see no reason why gunpowder treason Should […]

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Halloween Health and Safety Horrors

Halloween can be a very stressful time for lots of people and fun for others. But for all the fun to be had, this time of year is very prone to accidents and injuries providing some Halloween health and safety horrors. Costumes I will start off by talking about children’s costumes. Some of the ones […]

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Home Gas Safety

Silent Danger With the weather now definitely cooling down and increasing the need of turning on the central heating again, it is best practice to consider our gas appliances and reduce any risks. One of the main features of gas safety is preventing carbon monoxide poisoning. It’s really important to be aware of the signs […]

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Don’t Miss Our Introductory Offer

Have you seen our fabulous introductory offer for IDH Training?  If you book your dates for your training sessions before the end of October 2017, then you get the second session of the same length HALF PRICE! Yes, you read correctly, buy a whole day’s training, allowing you to train up to 12 marvellous people […]

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Teaching Children About Fire Safety

The best way to teach children about fire safety is by example. Let your children see you being sensible and careful about cooking, candles and other potential fire risks (see our previous blog about these). Find out more about talking to children about fire – and what they should do if there is one. Fire […]

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Fire Safety in the Home

In 2013-4, 80% of fire fatalities were from dwelling (house) fires. While annual fire-related deaths has been declining significantly over the past 3 decades, there are still nearly 300 people who die every year from fires in the home, many of these are preventable. A fifth of deaths occurred in residences where there was no […]

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Strokes – Know the Signs

A stroke, sometimes called a “brain attack,” occurs when blood flow to an area in the brain is cut off. When deprived of the oxygen and glucose needed to survive, the brain cells die. If a stroke is not caught early, permanent brain damage or death can result. Knowing the signs of a stroke is […]

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