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Training resources for care homes

Our online training session will help you keep your residents safe and healthy and quickly spot causes of deterioration. Book here for training dates in May and June. 

If you would like to arrange bespoke training for your home, please email

Spotting the early warning signs of residents becoming unwell

Health Education England have produced a series of freely available short training films on deterioration. The videos are around 3-4 minutes each and it will take just over 40 minutes to watch all of these. There are links below that will take you to specific topics, or click on the play button below to start watching them all.

1. Introduction to serious illness for carers 8. Measuring the heart rate
2. Preventing the spread of infection 9. Measuring level of alertness
3. Soft signs of deterioration 10. How to measure temperature
4. NEWS What is it? 11. Calculating and recording a NEWS score
5. Measuring the respiratory rate 12. Structured communication and escalation
6. Measuring oxygen saturation 13. Treatment escalation plans and resuscitation
7. Measuring blood pressure 14. Recognising deterioration with a learning disability
  • These videos are part of Health Education England’s e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) Hub. Follow instructions here to gain certification.

RESTORE2 is a tool to help care homes and nursing homes to recognise physical deterioration and to escalate this information. It was originally created by West Hampshire CCG. Follow these links to download RESTORE2 resources:

To receive a hard copy pack with copies of these resources please email