Allergies and Anaphylaxis – What Everyone Should Know

An allergy is when the body has a ‘fighting’ reaction to a particular food or substance to get rid of it. Allergies are very common. They’re thought to affect more than one in four people in the UK at some point in their lives. They are particularly common in children. Some allergies go away as a child […]

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How Person-Centred is Your Care?

Person-centred care is …. …..a way of thinking and doing things that sees the people using health and social services as equal partners in planning, developing and monitoring care to make sure it meets their needs. This means putting people and their families at the centre of decisions and seeing them as experts, working alongside […]

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How to Handle Moving and Handling Well

‘Moving and Handling’ or ‘Manual Handling’  is “the transportation and supporting of loads by hand or bodily force”. This involves :   Pushing Pulling Lifting Putting down Rolling Supporting I bet out the above the first thing you did this morning was rolling, across and out of bed (LOL) No, it doesn’t stand for ‘laughing out […]

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Say Hi to Good Food Hygiene

So why have good food hygiene? Well, for one it is excellent for business, with improved customer satisfaction and giving you a good reputation – and we all know how great word of mouth can be, or these days, online reviews. Let it be for how good your food is rather than complaints about foreign […]

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Probably the best emergency number in the world

999 v 112 If you had an accident and you were in the middle of nowhere, which is the best emergency number to use? We are all taught about 999 for dialling the emergency services such as the police, ambulance services and fire brigade. Now there is 111 for non-emergency medical advice for the NHS […]

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Basic Life Support Myths

Basic Life Support – Myths or Facts When it comes to basic life support training, you really need to know that what you are being taught is up-to-date and accurate. But how can you be certain your trainer is giving the right facts rather than myths?     Myth 1 – BLS Training needs to […]

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IDH Training Relaunch

The Relaunch Welcome to the relaunch of IDH Training. Sorry if you are reading this hoping for re- LUNCH rather than the opportunity to read about excellent training for your staff or for you personally. 😉 We are sure you’ll still LOVE what you read though.   IDH Training is local to the Colchester area […]

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