Risk assessment for care at home

Specifically designed for those providing domiciliary care.

 

Why is this training important?

This course has been specifically developed to ensure that employers and employees in the Care industry are equipped with a basic knowledge of assessing  health , safety, risks in their workplace, including the duties under UK health and safety legislation.

This qualification requires no former knowledge of health and safety and is therefore 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

Learning outcomes

  • Risk assessment generic guidance and legal requirements
  • Environmental risk assessment when a workplace is somebodies home
  • Person centred fire risk assessment
  • Moving and handling risk assessment
  • Medication administration risk assessment
How long is the course?

The Risk Assessment course is a one day workshop, starting at 0930 and finishing at 1630.

Are there any entry requirements?

It will help 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.

When will I know if I have passed?

There is no pass or fail, delegates will receive a LimeSkills certificate of achievement on completion of the workshop. Feedback may be given to individuals and/or employers if requested or LimeSkills deems it necessary.

Do I need to bring anything?

We supply tea, coffee and biscuits but not lunch. There is an on-site cafe ( which has lovely homemade cakes) or local shops if you wish to purchase lunch.

What is the cost?

The cost is £75 (plus VAT) per person. Group discounts are available for 6 or more people.

Thursday 31st May

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Thursday 5th July

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To book a place please click on the links above or, for more information, please email or phone 01473 407330.