Early Warning Signs

 This course aims to facilitate knowledge on how to recognise common early warning signs for a number of different conditions, and to enable staff to learn the importance of assessing, responding and effectively managing deterioration in health & well-being


  • To explain the National Early Warning Score – NEWS -  inc. update 2017   new-onset confusion (delirium)
  • To discuss risk factors, causes, symptoms and prevention of delirium
  • To learn early warning signs for several conditions:
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Aspirational Pneumonia
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Dehydration
  • Constipation
  • To describe accountabilities and responsibilities in relation to timely and effective responses to early warning signs of deterioration in health and well-being for the people we care and support
  • To understand the issues relating to physical healthcare and aging and the importance of reporting concerns
 It is recommended that this course may be delivered alongside 'Clinical Observations' as a separate session



Duration: Half Day or Full day as preferred

Who should attend:All staff

Certification:Certificate of Attendance

Cost:£345.00/£495.00 + VAT

Travel Charge:Dependent on location


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Early Warning Signs

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