24 episodes

Listen to the latest news stories and opinions in the care sector by our care experts.

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    • Health & Fitness

Listen to the latest news stories and opinions in the care sector by our care experts.

    Health & Safety Podcast: HSE Inspector Visit

    Health & Safety Podcast: HSE Inspector Visit

    This month, Neil Hughes-Hutchings, Head of Napthens Health and Safety,  discusses what you might expect if an HSE inspector visits your organisation, the powers they have and the different types of notices, letters or advice they may give you.

    • 5 min
    HR Podcast: Neurodiversity in the workplace

    HR Podcast: Neurodiversity in the workplace

    This episode gives an overview of what neurodiversity is and how HR can support with neurodiversity in the workplace.

    We will discuss:
    People who identify themselves as neurodivergent typically have one or more of the conditions or disorders such as autism, ADHD, epilepsy, dyslexia, OCD, Tourette syndrome or an acquired neurodivergence (i.e., through incidence or brain trauma)In terms of the workplace, to be seen as ‘inclusive’, an employer needs to make an effort to celebrate neurodiversity while taking steps to accommodate the specific challenges that neurodiverse individuals may face. If an employer refuses to adapt processes with neurodivergent individuals in mind, they actually risk missing out on top talentTop tips to support people who are neurodiverse in the workplace 

    • 5 min
    Health & Safety Podcast: Competence

    Health & Safety Podcast: Competence

    This month,  Neil Hughes-Hutchings senior Health and Safety Consultant at Napthens Health and Safety is going to guide you through one of the health and safety terms that crop up on many occasions, and that is competence. 

    Neil will talk you through what competence is and why it is important to identify the competencies needed for the different job roles within your organisation. 

    • 6 min
    Wellbeing Podcast: High Functioning Anxiety

    Wellbeing Podcast: High Functioning Anxiety

    In this podcast you will get an overview of what High Functioning Anxiety is, the common symptoms, possible causes and ways in which someone suffering with anxiety can get help and treatment.

    • 6 min
    Health & Safety Podcast: Fire Safety Act 2021

    Health & Safety Podcast: Fire Safety Act 2021

    The subject for discussion this month centres on the Fire Safety Act, which clarifies the scope of the Fire Safety Order.

    In this podcast, Neil Hughes-Hutchings makes clear what the Responsible Person must consider when conducting fire risk assessments, if not done so already.

    • 5 min
    Inspection inside out - Sexuality and relationships in adult social care

    Inspection inside out - Sexuality and relationships in adult social care

    This time, Abi interviewed Dawn Waller, former CQC Inspector and Policy Manager,  discussing how providers can raise the topic of relationships and sexuality with residents in a constructive and compassionate way. 


     

    • 17 min

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