Roughly 22% of the working population spend time ‘Lone Working,’ ie, isolated in any environment or building. Employees can become victims of verbal abuse, harassment, threat and even physical violence, when working alone. Katy* is a 22 year old social worker from South Wales. She regularly works alone, and feels that despite being aware of
Conflict Resolution Day 2015 Conflict Resolution Day is an annual day of celebration, highlighting the steps we, as a society, have made towards tackling conflict in public sectors, schools and the workplace. It is held on the third Thursday of October every year. The image above shows various buzzwords relating to conflict resolution, including ‘negotiation,’
National Dementia Carers Day 2015 – 14th September World Alzheimer’s Day 2015 – 21st September Dementia is an increasingly common illness, affecting hundreds of thousands of individuals in the UK, and directly impacting on the lives of many others. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, affecting 62% of those diagnosed with the illness.
The ICM is has launched its ‘National Minimum Standards for the Training & Application of Physical Interventions’. Following 2 years of consultation that started with an ICM National Conference at the University of Brighton and hosted by Sussex Partnership NHS Trust, these NMS are designed to sit alongside its ‘Quality Award Centre Accreditation for Positive