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How Care Planning Policy Affects Care Homes And Counselling

Care homes across the UK have to abide by UK law and as a result of this they need care planning policy in place in order to ensure that their residents are looked after and staff are treated well. Through this article we will explore the themes of care planning policy and the difference it can make as well as external factors that can affect care homes. What Is Care Planning Policy? Care plans are plans that can be tailored to each individual patient and normally include different policies and procedures to follow as well as information about the patient…

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Mental Health And The World Around Us

Over recent years attitudes to mental health have changed dramatically. Historically mental health has always been a taboo subject and in medieval times mental health issues were seen as a sign of witchcraft , weakness or just plain insanity. However over the last century pioneering research has shown us that mental health is a very wide reaching and complex subject that is likely to effect all of us at one stage or another in our lives. Suppresion Of Trauma And Stress During the period of the first world war Britain was one of the worst offenders when it came to…

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Damp Rot & How It Can Be Toxic To Your Mental Health

Damp can effect thousands of homes within the UK. Many homeowners do not realise there is damp rot within the home until they become ill and becomes visible in the walls of the property. There is one thing that has been linked to ramp rot and that is people ‘seeing’ paranormal activity in their home. Here is how damp rot can impact your mental health. People have been sharing stories of their paranormal experiences, or ghost stories in older homes or hotels. However there are now studies which suggest that toxic mould caused by damp rot can lead to illness…and…

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Mindfulness & Exercise

It is no secret that exercise is great for your physical health. Exercise can improve heart health, blood pressure and can prevent osteoporosis as well as many other things. However what is not spoken about is the huge benefits exercise has on our mental health and wellbeing. Here are all the reasons why you should get active and improve your overall wellness. Endorphins Finding the motivation to get up and get active is the hardest part of exercising. Especially now when we lead such busy lives. However, have you heard of people getting ‘runner’s high’ or getting ‘addictive’ to the…

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Love of Lagavulin Whiskey Made Me Realise My Alcohol Addiction

The Early Signs of Alcohol Addiction and When to Get Help Ordering a Lagavulin Whiskey at the bar after a tough week in the office is one of the greatest feelings I’ve ever had in my life. Bettered only by the birth of my second child (first was great but a serious pain in the backside now). Now you know what Lagavulin Whiskey means to me you can imagine my delight when I did this on a Friday night at Glasgow Airports bar. En route to Majorca for a ten-day break. Well needed. Buzzing. Bottle of Lagavulin Whiskey Packed This…

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How Using Adam Datasets Can Improve Your Therapy Clinic

What on earth are ADaM datasets?! Clinical trial company, Formedix explains that: ADaM Datasets is translated to The Analysis Data Model (ADaM). This model outlines how to create analysis data sets – which can be used for figured, listings, tables, diagrams, anything that will help a researcher collect and understand his data. So now we have that covered, this blog will explain why your clinic needs to implement adam datasets. Fundamental Principles Adam datasets were developed as part of the wider family of CDISC standards, ADaM carries this set of five fundamental principles: Analysis datasets and their associated metadata must:…

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List of Therapy Types that can help you Become More Relaxed

  There are many ways therapies can make you feel relaxed. For thousands of years, cultures from all over the world have used various methods that they believe worked as a way of helping people to be more at ease. Some of the therapy types that can help you become more relaxed are: Meeting therapists Looking at Colours Listening to music Exercising Massages Spa Treatments The list of therapy types is endless which is why at Relatene London, we have come up with a short list on some of the most interesting ways that you can try to become more…

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