Preventing Heart Disease


Rule 1 – Look before you eat:

  • Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables every day (5 servings – they are naturally low in fat and high in vitamins, 
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What Causes Heart Disease

 

What is heart disease?

Heart – is the most hard-working muscle of our body. It pumps 4 – 5 litres of blood every minute during rest. It supplies nutrients and oxygen rich blood to all parts of our body, including itself!

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7 Top tips on Nurses Revalidation


We've put together 7 top tips for the NMC Nurse Revalidation as well as a handy checklist to help you plan your revalidation process.

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Good vs Bad Cholesterol

LDL Cholesterol is known as bad cholesterol. It has a tendency to increase the risk of heart disease. This type of cholesterol is a major component of the plaque that clogs arteries.

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What are the NMC revalidation requirements for Nurses?


What are the requirements for Nurses Revalidation? The information below lists all of the requirements as set down by the NMC

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Dementia/Alzheimer's - Dealing with Caregiver Stress


The stress of day-to-day care, watching your loved one's health deteriorate and having to make difficult decisions about long-term care can leave anyone feeling overwhelmed and exhausted.  No matter how strong and resiliant you are, you're still likely to have problems with certain aspects of dementia/Alzheimer's care.  Recognising the signs of caregiver stress and burnout is the first step to dealing with the problem.  

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The Care Act 2014-New Duties & Responsibilities


The Care Act 2014 sets out new responsibilities for all Local Authorities and for all Local People.

• Arranging services or taking other steps to prevent, reduce or delay peoples’ needs for care and support
• Provision of information and advice , including independent nancial advice
• Promoting diversity and quality in the market of care providers so that there are services/supports for people to choose from

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Stages of Death, Dying and Bereavement – The Grieving Process


STAGE 1 – CRISIS:

The diagnosis of a terminal illness or a potentially terminal illness creates a crisis for the family. It disrupts the family’s balance / stability, just as a rock thrown into the middle of a still pond disrupts its balance. Factors thataffect how you may react at this stage include

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Nurses Revalidation 2016


What is NMC Revalidation

The purpose of nurses revalidation is to improve public protection, ensuring nurses and midwives remain fit to practise throughout their careers.

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Introduction to Grief

DEATH, DYING & BEREAVEMENT:

There are many ways that people deal with grief and we will be taking you through the process of death, dying and bereavement and the different ways to handle grieving.

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Aggressive Behaviour in People with Dementia/Alzheimer's


People with dementia may sometimes behave aggressively, either physically or verbally, and this can be very distressing for the person and for their carer, family and friends.

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