Counselling

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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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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Tips for Overcoming Car Accident Trauma & Retaking Driving Lessons in Glasgow

A car accident can be an extremely traumatic experience, even minor crashes can leave people feeling anxious and scared to get back in a car, especially getting back in behind the wheel. This article will give you a helping hand of what to do to cope with your trauma and get back to your daily life and activities again. Just remember that everyone deals with these things differently, some will be fine after driving once, some may need psychotherapy and some may wish to opt for driving lessons in Glasgow to help get their confidence back up, some may want…

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Sceptical About Counselling? Here is All You Need to Know About Why It Works

Understanding what we are feeling and why we are feeling it is a huge part of being human. Unfortunately, it isn’t always that simple. Many people struggle to come to terms with their emotions or even identify specific emotions and their causes. This can lead to being overwhelmed by them and even result in the breakdown of relationships. Talking therapies such as counselling are a great way for people to air out their struggle with emotions in a safe and confidential environment. By going over the details of events, circumstances and behaviours of ourselves and the people around us it…

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