Risk assessment for care at home

2 specifically designed, half day workshops, for those providing domiciliary care.

Risk assessment

Why is this training important?

The LimeSkills Risk Assessment course  ensures employers and employees in the care industry are equipped with a basic knowledge of assessing  health & safety risks in their workplace. This includes the duties under UK Health and Safety legislation in relation to domiciliary care.

As these workshops require no former knowledge of health and safety, it is ideal as part of a health and safety development programme. It can also form part of ongoing training designed to improve the health and safety culture in a Care environment.

Who needs this training?

Anyone who works, or wishes to work, in the Care Sector including Care sector managers and care risk assessors

How long is the course?
The Risk Assessment workshop is half a day, AM starting at 0930 and finishing at 1230 PM starts at 1330 finishing at 1630
Are there any entry requirements?
It will help, but is not essential, if delegates have a basic understanding of practices relating to Health and Safety in the Care environment.
How is the course assessed?
There is no formal assessment, activities and discussions will be observed through the course.
What is the cost?
The cost is £40 per person, per workshops. If attending both on the same day the cost is £70. Group discounts are available for 6 or more people.

Risk Assessment – Environmental

Topics Covered

  • Overview of “5 Steps to Risk Assessment”
  • Environmental risk assessment
  • First Aid provision
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Activity risk assessment i.e. use of electrical equipment

Risk assessment  – Person

Topics Covered

  • Overview of “5 Steps to Risk Assessment”
  • Personal emergency action and evacuation plan
  • Falls risk assessment
  • Personal moving and handling risk assessment
  • Medication risk assessment

The next courses will be added soon.

If you would like to book an individual place, or a whole course for your business please contact us.