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Your Train the Trainer Solution

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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…

Why Have Lone Worker Training?

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What Does It Mean to be a Lone Worker? Working environments which involve coming into contact with members of the public on a daily basis will always come with a certain amount of risk attached…

Dementia Awareness – An Introduction

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Dementia Awareness and the Early Warning Signs If you’re a regular follower of IKON Training blogs, you’ll probably have seen our recent piece on Tesco’s ground-breaking dementia-friendly checkouts. It’s no secret that we take dementia…

Conflict Resolution Training – London NHS

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News of the Junior Doctors’ strike has been practically inescapable – we actually covered it in one of our recent blogs, detailing the various ways such conflicts affect both staff and patients, which can be…

Breakaway Training – The Facts

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Here at IKON Training, we are regularly asked to explain what Breakaway Training is. Therefore, we have decided to write a blog post to clarify some points. The post explains the course and benefits of…

Mental Health Awareness

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Mental health is a hotly debated and widely misunderstood concept. Although it is starting to be discussed more openly in today’s society, it nevertheless still comes with a large amount of stigma attached to it,…

What is Challenging Behaviour?

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Challenging Behaviour – What is it? Challenging behaviour is technically defined as: ‘behaviour(s) of such intensity, frequency or duration that the physical safety of the person or others is likely to be placed in serious…

Junior Doctors’ Strike – What You Need to Know

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Who is striking? On Wednesday 10th February, Junior Doctors will be enacting a full withdrawal of labour from all services across the NHS. This comes as the fourth instance of strike action since the beginning…

Tesco Opens Dementia-Friendly Checkout

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Tesco are leading the way by unveiling the country’s first dementia friendly checkout. The supermarket chain has listened to communities and focus groups to offer a service which would cater to the needs of those affected by…