David Clover

Careshield are the leading provider of blended learning solutions to the Care Sector and I regularly create posts and blog entries to help keep you informed of changes to the Care industry. When I'm not working I enjoy travelling and visiting new places, meeting new people and making friends.
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Recent Posts

How to prepare for Nurse Revalidation

The NMC have introduced new rules and standards for Nurses Revalidation, in this article, we look at how you can prepare for your revalidation and ensure the process is as simple and effective as possible.

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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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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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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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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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NMC Revalidation - What you need to know...

You may have heard about the NMC Revalidation scheme, what do you need to know about Nurses Revalidation.

The Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) is the largest professional healthcare regulator in the world with 680,000 on their register - all are required to uphold the new Code of Professional Standards of practice and behaviours.

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Live Life Safe - Personal safety in your car

THE KEY TO SAFETY - Live Life Safe

“to create a safer society and enable all people to live safer lives”

The Suzy Lamplugh Trust


Balancing your own personal safety with the independence driving brings is easy when you know how.  In particular, if you are a Lone Worker, the information below will give you some easy-to-follow advice to help you enjoy using your car and avoid becoming a victim.  Most of the advice is relevant for any journey you make, but always use your common sense to assess risks in any particular situation and follow your instincts.


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Make your home Dementia Friendly

People with dementia/Alzheimer’s can often find the environment confusing as they lose the ability to remember people, places, dates and objects.  Therefore, part of the care you provide them with should include helping them to find ways to locate objects and remember those around them.

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