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Equality & Diversity is a Med-co SHS course, that focuses on the importance and appreciation of equality and diversity in a healthcare environment.  Can you define the terms 'equality' and 'diversity' and explain what they mean in practice?  If you need a refresher then this course is a good place to start.  We will look at the key themes and principles that influence equality and diversity policy as well as legal requirements and your own responsibilities.

Healthcare associated infections (HAI's) pose a serious risk to patients, clients, staff and visitors to health and social care premises. They can incur significant costs for the health-care providers and others and cause significant morbidity and mortality for those infected.  This course looks at; sources of infections, infection prevention and control and key hygiene practices that will help you minimise HAI risks in your own working environment.

Safeguarding Adults is a Med-co SHS course, designed to give you a sound overview of the issues surrounding adult safeguarding and the protection of vulnerable adults.  The course deals with key terminology and definitions, relevant legislation, how to spot the signs of abuse and what to do if you think a vulnerable adult is at risk or suffering from abuse.

Safeguarding children is everyone's responsibility.  This course aims to give an overview of the main issues related to child safeguarding, including; useful definitions, recognising potential warning signs and examples of abuse, as well as relevant legislation designed to protect children in the UK.

‘Mental Health Awareness’ is a Medco Online learning course that looks at the issues surrounding the treatment of those affected by various mental health disorders.

Welcome to 'Victims of Torture', a Medco Secure Health Services training course.  

This course has been specially designed to support practitioners in the identification, management and reporting of alleged torture occurrences.  

As well as covering relevant legislation and guidelines, these course modules also include an examination walk-through to help you deal more effectively with the unfortunate victims of torture.