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Are Breakaway Skills Suitable When Working in Social Care?

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Ikon Training, Social Care

In any career, there are times when confrontation is inevitable. However, some sectors, in particular, social care, are more at risk of having to manage challenging behaviours which could be physical.   Challenging or aggressive…

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Models and Theories to help with Challenging Behaviour in Education

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Education, Ikon Training

Some children exhibit challenging behaviours in school. Whether the challenging behaviour constitutes a standalone incident or represents an ongoing issue, teachers must have the knowledge and strategies in place to intervene and ensure all children…

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Your Train the Trainer Solution

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Charities, Ikon Training, NHS Healthcare, Private Healthcare, Retail & Leisure, Social Care

Trainers or coaches who are suitably qualified can teach another trainer who may be inexperienced in that subject. The aim of a Train the Trainer scheme is to develop the skills and knowledge of another…

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How is the NHS preparing for the Winter?

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Ikon Training

WINTER – How is that going to effect the NHS? Winter is commonly one of the busiest times for the NHS, with the drop in temperature returns influenza, pneumonia and viral infections. As there is…

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Are paramedics Lone Workers?

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Ikon Training

Although Healthcare is a very busy sector there are many roles within the NHS which require staff to work alone. Ambulance crews and other first response units alone are an interesting topic within the Lone…

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StaySafe app and IKON Training collaborate to improve staff safety

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Ikon Training

Leading lone worker safety app StaySafe and conflict resolution specialists IKON Training have joined forces to provide businesses with both the tools and the practical advice to keep staff safe whilst they work and travel…

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The Importance of Lone Working

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Ikon Training

Lone Working is becoming a vital part in jobs across all sectors. It is important to discuss what is needed to ensure the safety of these Lone Workers. it is essential that companies have a Lone…

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Workplace Aggression: How training can make a difference

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Ikon Training

Workplace aggression is something that many people come across day to day, one of the biggest sectors that is effected heavily by this is Healthcare. Aggression is a growing concern within the healthcare sector (Hahn…

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NHS Protect Releases NHS Assault Statistics

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Ikon Training

Just before Christmas, NHS Protect released their Reported Physical Assaults on NHS Staff in 2015/2016. NHS Staff should never be put in a position where they do not feel safe at work. In a profession…

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Retaining Knowledge Learnt During Training

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Ikon Training

At IKON Training, our trainers share valuable knowledge during their sessions to give delegates the ability to work in a safer and more confident manner. A lot of information is given during our training courses,…

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Why Should we be Training Volunteers?

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Ikon Training

Volunteers are extremely valuable to charities – they are willing to give up their time to help others for nothing or little in return. It is usually best to think of volunteers as employees, they…

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The New Nursing Apprenticeship – Does it Affect You?

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Ikon Training

This week Jeremy Hunt, The Health Secretary, announced a new path to nursing. The proposed route will follow along an apprenticeship structure and will result in the student gaining a degree level qualification. Up to…

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Suffolk County Council – Keeping Councillors Safe

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Ikon Training

  Councillors from Suffolk County Council attended a Keeping Councillors Safe training course at The BASE on Friday 7th October.   In light of recent events, IKON Training have recognised a requirement for training to…

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Face-Down Restraint – What do we do about it?

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Ikon Training

Working for the NHS in a mental health setting should be a therapeutic environment, however recent news has shown that this is not always the case. If a patient becomes out of control and physical…

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Conflict Management, Prevention, Resolution. What’s the Difference?

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Ikon Training

When talking about Conflict Management, it is common to find that some people just simply don’t know the phrase to which you are referring. Whilst it’s important to understand what Conflict Resolution Training entails, it’s…

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Junior Doctors Highlight the Importance for Great Training Courses

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Ikon Training

With news being announced that Junior Doctor representatives have called on their union to authorise further industrial action in their dispute over a new contract, we look at what this means for the NHS as…

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Three ideal training courses for charities

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Ikon Training

Charities play a fundamental part in the support and attention that is needed by people across the nation. In this blog we will recommend three training courses for charities; sessions suitable for both employees and volunteers to…

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Four Reasons you Should Invest in your Employees

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Ikon Training

Taking the time to invest in your employees will benefit your business in the long run. If you only remember these four points, you’re at a good starting point for growing your company.   1….

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Training Doesn’t Have to Stop at the Door

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Ikon Training

Understanding the pressures of life can be a difficult thing to get your head around. When applying this theory to your business, the stresses are likely to intensify. Ensuring that your employees are prepared to…

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Preparing London with Conflict Resolution Training

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Ikon Training

Finding a common ground between all of the different industries in London is quite difficult but the sectors we work with all have one interest; ensuring their staff are well prepared for their role by…

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Housing Sector Training Courses – Top 5

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Ikon Training

Housing sector employees can face extremely difficult situations when dealing with residents – physical and verbal abuse is all too common. It’s vital that employers make sure their employees are prepared and to receive and…