November 26, 2021 Mark Topps 3 steps to great food and fluid awareness I always welcome ideas of topics to write about and this was one of those – a care home support worker called Anne asked me to write about good food and fluid to raise awareness. Malnutrition...
November 19, 2021 Mark Topps How to identify and manage stress Part of our ‘Let’s talk about…’ mental health and wellbeing series Welcome to my new column, ‘Let’s talk about…’, looking at mental health and wellbeing...
November 12, 2021 Mark Topps How to identify poor oral health and improve it November is Mouth Cancer Action Month and it got me thinking about oral care within the social care sector and how it plays such an important role in ensuring a good quality of life for the...
November 5, 2021 Mark Topps Wage vs responsibilities I’ve spent a lot of time talking to a number of care and support workers, and one thing that’s clear is that there’s a huge gap between wages and responsibilities. This is one of the key reasons why many are leaving...
October 28, 2021 Mark Topps Social Care Column with Mark Topps: 7 Things to Consider Before Starting a Role in Social Care Working in social care is without a doubt one of the most rewarding jobs, but it can also be one of the toughest. It doesn’t matter about your...
October 22, 2021 Mark Topps | Industry Expert Social Care Column with Mark Topps: A round-up of the 2021 Care Show On 13th and 14th October, I attended the Care Show at the NEC in Birmingham, the social event of the year for social care suppliers and those working...
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