Self Harm – Spotlight On (July 2019)

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In this edition we focus the Spotlight On … Self Harm What is Self Harm? Self harm is defined as a direct, deliberate, destruction of ones own body tissue, causing physical injury. Types of self harm can include Cutting or burning of the skin Punching or hitting themselves Picking or scratching of the skin Hair pulling including pulling out eye lashes Overdosing Drinking harmful chemicals Hitting or slapping themselves, or…

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Prostrate & Exercise – Health July 2019

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This issue of Omega Health is about Prostrate cancer and the importance of Exercise Prostrate Cancer Only men have a prostrate gland and when healthy this is usually the size and shape of a walnut. As a man gets older the Prostrate gland grows. It sits underneath the bladder and surrounds the urethra. Cancer can develop when cells in the prostrate start to grow. This type of cancer often grows…

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June 2019 Newsletter

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In this issue of our newsletter, its your last chance to apply for short courses and some good news on employer contributions! Fully funded short courses are available until 31st July 2019 act now! These include: Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings Awareness of Mental Health Problems Care and Management of Diabetes Common Health Conditions Customer Service for Health and Social Care Settings Principles of Dementia Care…

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Breast Ironing & FGM – Prevent June 2019

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This month’s prevent bulletin focuses on Breast Ironing and FGM Breast Ironing Breast ironing is practised in some African countries and involves girls between the ages of 9 and 15 having hot stones or other instruments rubbed on their developing breasts to stop them growing further. The number of reported cases in the UK is growing, and although this is seen in the culture as a protective measure against a…

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Your feedback is appreciated

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Omega training appreciates feedback and reviews, and we have various ways to engage with us over email and social media. General enquires We have a contact form for all private enquires, we will try to respond to your enquire as soon as possible. Alternatively, visit the Contact Omega section of the site, or call us. Follow us on social media We are also on social media too, where we can…

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Mental Health Awareness Week – May 2019

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This week has been Mental Health Awareness week. In this issue of Omega Health we will be talking about the subject which has become more apparent recently. Mental health is such a sensitive topic that has been more highlighted in the media lately, sadly this has been impacted by the death of young people who have struggled to cope and receive the help they needed with their own mental health.…

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May Employer Coffee Morning

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Missed out on March’s Employer Engagement Coffee Morning? Maybe you need a Follow up? Well we are hosting a new Coffee Morning later this month! We are hosting the May Employer Coffee Morning on the 22nd and 23rd May between 10am and 12pm. This will be open to existing and new employers and it’s another chance for you to talk to us about apprenticeships. We can also help you post…

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Stroke Awareness – Spotlight on

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In this edition we focus the Spotlight On … Strokes Make May Purple for Stroke, this is an annual event to increase awareness of strokes. Did you know a stroke strikes every five minutes in the UK and one in four strokes happen to people of working age, with the over 55’s being more at risk? A stroke is a brain attack. It happens when the blood supply to part…

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March 2018 – Apprenticeship Funding

This Month’s newsletter focuses on changes to apprenticeship funding as well as news on a new apprenticeship initiative, the Ladder. Update (27/03/2019): Added related publications that were mentioned in the offline copy of the newsletter Changes to Apprenticeship Funding from the 01st April 2019 On Monday 01st April the Employer contribution for Non Levy Employers will be reducing from 10% to 5%, which is fantastic news for our employers. Since…

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Prevent – Web Safety

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This month’s prevent bulletin is about web safety Momo is sending the internet in to a frenzy! Do you monitor what your children look at online? Momo is a sinister challenge that has been around for a while but has recently resurfaced, disturbing children around the country. Momo has been given the name “suicide killer game” and has been heavily linked with apps, such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and YouTube.…

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