Plymouth

Building 5,
Brest Road,
Derriford Business Park
Plymouth
PL6 5QZ

Tel: 01752 680 090

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Cornwall

30 Fore Street,
Truro,
Cornwall,
TR4 8PT

Tel: 01872 832 022

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Bristol

Bristol Temple Quay,
1 Friary,
Temple Quay,
Bristol,
BS1 6EA

Tel: 0117 369 9202

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Oxford

7200 The Quorum,
Oxford Business Park North,
Garsington Road,
Oxford,
OX4 2JZ

Tel: 01865 575 256

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Reading

400 Thames Valley Park Drive,
Thames Valley Park,
Reading,
RG6 1PT

Tel: 0118 336 0552

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New SCIE Mental Capacity Act Training Materials

New SCIE Mental Capacity Act Training Materials

Providers of social care need to comply with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and the associated Codes of Practice. The Act and Codes set out the principles and guidance for supporting people who use services to make their own decisions and how to plan ahead for a time when they have difficulties. The Social…

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Free Fundamentals of Care Workshops in the South West

Here at Sunshine People, we recognise and value the importance of training staff and keeping up to date with new legislations, laws and rules that could affect both our people and the people that we care for. Rowcroft Hospice have organised two FREE workshops designed for Healthcare Support Workers and HCA’s working in and around…

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Employment Is For Everyone

Very few people with disabilities have jobs. Our objective is to enable more people with disabilities to participate in all forms of employment, wherever possible in paid work, and to make a valued contribution to the world of work. We believe that effective partnership working by all agencies is the key to achieving social inclusion…

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Have You Ever Considered A Personal Assistant?

What a Personal Assistant can do for you Personal Assistants have a variety of skills – some have nursing and first aid qualifications and others may be home helps or care support assistants. Some examples of the type of tasks a Personal Assistant might help with are: Help with personal care like washing and using…

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Putting The Sunshine Back Into Your Workplace

Health and Wellbeing Healthy workplaces make for happy and effective employees Promoting a culture that improves the health and wellbeing of employees is good management and leads to healthy and productive workplaces, says NICE. NICE guidance recommends that line managers if possible and within the needs of the organisation, should be flexible about work scheduling,…

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Mindfulness In Healthcare

Mindfulness meditation skills has proven stress reduction benefits. Mindfulness is an integrative, mind-body based approach which involves paying attention to our thoughts and feelings so we become more aware of them, less enmeshed in them, and better able to manage them.  It is an approach to life that can help people relate more skilfully to…

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Dementia Support | Sunshine Care Approach

On the 21st February 2016, the BBC reported that a drug to slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease is being trialled on patients in the early stages of the disease. American-based pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly is testing the drug Solanezumab, which aims to cut the rate of the dementia’s progression by about a third.…

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A Cornish Man’s Home is his Castle!

We may not all live in historic splendour on St Michaels Mount or in Pendennis Castle but every Cornish man and lady would clearly ague that their home is just as important and special to them. That is why, when we get to a stage in our lives where we need some support to carry…

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