Modern Slavery in the Care Sector

After previous topics of safeguarding, this month we are going to look at something that comes under that issue: modern slavery. Modern Slavery is seen […]

Thinking outside the box

Care workers wearing pyjama-style scrubs at night-time to help patients sleep patterns. Care workers reduce residents’ sleep deprivation by wearing pyjamas. The initiative met with […]

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 […]

Topic of the month: FGM

Quite a sensitive issue for this month’s topic of the month – Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  It is estimated that 137,000 girls and women in England […]

Topic of the month: Breast Ironing

Did you know….? Up to 3.8 million girls worldwideare affected by breast flattening (UN). It is also thought that up to 1000 girls in the UKhave been […]

Skills for Care Quality Endorsement

Beacon Education is happy to announce that we have successfully renewed our status as an ‘endorsed provider’ by Skills for Care. We look forward to […]

3 care home policies you need (that could save a life)

When it comes to care home policies, it’s often the case that small, seemingly mundane practices can reap serious rewards. ‘I don’t take on big […]

The importance of keeping your care standards up-to-date

CQC care standards might not be at the top of your list as a busy manager, but they’re about as important as it gets when […]

What are the benefits of health and social care distance learning vs traditional learning?

With a wide variety of roles and skills required in the care sector, finding a trainer who is willing and available to come and teach […]

5 ways to empower your care home staff to develop their skills

The Office of National Statistics predicts that, between 2015 and 2025, there will be a 36 percent rise in persons aged 85 years or more. As […]

Do your staff understand their duty of care?

Staff members that look after residents in a care or nursing home have a duty of care to their service-users. Most people in this role […]

Care home certification: it’s nothing to be afraid of

In the United Kingdom, while the Care Certificate itself is not mandatory, the courses within the Care Certificate which are taken from the previously known […]

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