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Global Hand Washing Day – 15th October

On 5th May 2018, the World Health Organisation is leading a campaign. This is to raise awareness in the importance of cleaning your hands. The Save Lives, Clean Your Hands campaign focuses on hand hygiene to help reduce the risk of sepsis and other infections. As 5th May 2018 is world hand hygiene day, it is the perfect time to highlight the risk of sepsis. Furthermore, the day shows how effective hand hygiene can help to prevent the spread of infections.

A key focus of Save Lives, Clean Your Hands

Sepsis affects 30 million people worldwide, every year. With this in mind, this year’s world hand hygiene day brings great awareness to the infection. Hand hygiene plays a significant role in reducing the risk of sepsis. This is why everyone in the health industry should adopt the approach of Save Lives, Clean Your Hands to help prevent sepsis.

The World Health Organisation has set vital calls to action for the Save Lives, Clean Your Hands campaign. One is a call to healthcare leaders to champion hand hygiene and make sure it is a priority. Another focus is that five moments of hand cleaning which can help to prevent sepsis in the healthcare sector.

Infection Control training

Worryingly, over 300,000 people develop a healthcare-associated infection every year. This can appear from many factors including cross-contamination and hand washing. Practising proper infection prevention is essential in the healthcare industry. At VideoTile, we offer training providers a fully branded Infection Control online course.

Infection Control training is a critical aspect of the healthcare industry as it details the applicable legislation. Furthermore, the course also covers various microorganisms and the chain of infection. Training also offers the best practice approach in regards to hand hygiene and, therefore, reducing the risk of infection.

Receive your free Infection Control training trial

If you would like to receive a free trial of our valuable Infection Control online course, get in touch with the team at VideoTile and help with the campaign to save lives, clean your hands.

food allergy awareness week

Allergy Awareness Week is an initiative designed to highlight and raise awareness of allergies. Furthermore, it is a chance to show how challenging living with an allergy can be. The awareness week runs from Monday 23rd April until Sunday 29th April 2018. Within this week, many charities and organisations aim to highlight various allergy issues. This week is an excellent chance to promote raising awareness through an allergen awareness training course.

Allergy Awareness Week 2018

For Allergy UK, a leading allergy charity, they will be focussing on the theme of travel for this year’s awareness week. Travel can be extremely challenging for those with allergies. General allergies and food allergies are important to take into consideration both when travelling and in daily life. 44% of the UK population suffer from at least one allergy. Furthermore, 48% of allergy sufferers are affected by more than one allergy. With this in mind, it is vital that people within the service sector have an understanding of allergens and the reactions that sufferers may encounter.

Allergen Awareness training course

To help organisations to have a greater awareness of allergies and the potential threats to those with allergic conditions, an Allergen Awareness online course can help to provide further knowledge. At VideoTile, we offer creative, interactive courses which we fully brand to your requirements. With this, you can then integrate the course seamlessly into your Learning Management System. This means that it is easily available for your clients.

Our Allergen Awareness course overs essential allergy information which can help to control the risk. The course covers the legislation regarding 14 types of allergens. The training also gives an overview of general and food allergies as well as intolerances and the differences between them. With practical measures, organisations can use this training to put steps into action. These can enhance control measures within their organisation.

Allergen awareness free trial

If you would like to add Allergen Awareness to your suite of training materials, then get in touch with VideoTile to arrange your free trial.

national child abuse prevention month

During April 2018, National Child Abuse Prevention Month takes place. It is a month-long campaign to raise awareness. It also aims to encourage people to take an active role in supporting families. Furthermore, adding focus on the wellbeing of children to help prevent child abuse or neglect.

What is National Child Abuse Prevention Month?

The campaign has been running in the United States every April since 1983. Many other countries and associated charities have been keen to adopt the focus such as at NSPCC in the UK. National Child Abuse Prevention Month has such a significance as it can help to put child abuse at the forefront of people’s mind. It encourages people to take action and raise funds.

How can organisations help?

It is difficult to know how many children are affected by child abuse, as abusers hide their actions and children are often too scared to report abuse. In 2016, 58,000 children were identified as victims of abuse. Organisations can help to raise awareness and help those in need through Safeguarding Children training which can help people to understand the procedures in place when acting in a safeguarding role.

What is safeguarding children training?

VideoTile has created an e-learning online training course for training providers to deliver for their clients. The course primarily focuses on the fact that we must all focus on the basic human rights that everyone deserves. When rights such as to be treated well and be healthy and happy are abused, then it is essential for people to realise that it is wrong.

Furthermore, it is essential that people know the guidelines, procedures and policies when put in a safeguarding role. Training can help people take the appropriate measures in challenging situations. Online courses help people to prioritise basic rights and values, and the wellbeing is a vital focus.

Free trial for Safeguarding Children course

If you would like to offer safeguarding training for your clients, VideoTile can help. We offer interactive online safeguarding courses which we fully brand for your needs. See our Safeguarding Children course in action with your free trial.