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7 Actions Health and Social Care Providers can take on World AIDS Day

December 1, 2023
So here we are on World AIDS Day 2023, four decades after the onset of the AIDS epidemic. The first case of HIV in the UK was identified in December…
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World Mental Health Day

October 9, 2023
The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day is ‘Mental health is a universal human right’, the acknowledgement that positive mental health is for every single human being without…
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Black History Month 2023 – what can you do?

October 2, 2023
October is Black History Month and there are a number of resources that care providers can share with the people they care for and support. This month’s theme is ‘Saluting…
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World Sepsis Day: Support for Care Providers

September 13, 2023
Download our factsheet on ‘World Sepsis Day: Support for Care Providers’ here DOWNLOAD NOW Alternatively, read it here:  Today is World Sepsis Day. Lisa Barnes-Metcalf, explains what sepsis is, and…
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Capturing Cherished Moments for World Photo Day

August 16, 2023
Photos are powerful expressions that can convey emotions and moments beyond words. In social care, a single photograph can capture the essence of joy, sadness, achievement or determination, offering reassurance…
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Time for social care workers to shine a light on World Parkinson’s Day

April 12, 2023
World Parkinson’s Day occurs every year on 11 April to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease.  As a nurse whose father had Parkinson’s, I have a strong personal interest in this…
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Stop the Pressure Ulcer day 2022

November 16, 2022
Care providers are being urged to take part in an awareness day aimed at preventing pressure ulcers. With the theme of ‘time to act, to keep the skin intact’, Stop…
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World Sepsis Day: Support for Care Providers

September 13, 2022
Today is World Sepsis Day. Senga Currie, QCS Head of Care Development Scotland, explains what it is and how care providers can spot the symptoms in the people they support…
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