Domestic Abuse

This month we are looking at quite a big issue in the HSC sector: domestic abuse. Domestic abuse is a repeated pattern of behaviour that often escalates in occurrence and severity over time. The Home Office defines domestic violence and abuse as: “Any incident or...
Skills for Care

Skills for Care

This month I have decided to look at the state of the sector as depicted by Skills for Care in its recent publication ‘The state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England’ I think it’s important that we don’t under estimate the challenges that the...

Sustainability

Hi all Sorry to talk trash but it’s time to recycle this important topic… Ice breakers: Do you recycle at home? Do you think companies do enough to help the environment? Is it really worth all this effort to recycle? Why recycle – It all just goes into a...

Prevent

I hope you had a good weekend.  Let’s explore the PREVENT agenda this week.  We are tasked with introducing PREVENT to all students so let’s remind ourselves what is it? “’Prevent’ is a government strategy aimed at stopping people being drawn into...