Health and Safety in a Care Setting

£25.00 Per person

Care Homes are different to other workplaces as they are homes as well as places of work. They should be places where the residents are respected, and where everyone’s health and safety is managed effectively. To achieve this, everyone involved must understand their responsibilities. This course discusses the legislation that applies to care homes along with developing safe systems of work. It also covers what to do in some common situations you might encounter as well as some emergency situations. It concludes by discussing some aspects of the work environment and staff welfare. 

Description

CPD Approved

Course Description

Care homes are owned and managed by a wide range of organisations, including local authorities,
the NHS, and organisations from the private and voluntary sectors.

They differ from other workplaces because they are not only places of work; they are also homes for
their residents.

They should be places where the dignity and freedom of the residents is respected, and where
everyone’s health and safety is managed effectively.

To achieve this, everyone involved must understand their responsibilities.

This course discusses the legislation that applies to care homes, the responsibilities of management
and employees and looks at developing systems of work.

It also covers what to do in some common hazards you might encounter as well as some Emergency
situations.

It concludes by discussing some aspects of the work environment and staff welfare.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at anyone working in the care sector and should act as an introduction to health
and safety in their place of work.

Advantages

As this course covers a wide range of health and safety situations the course provides a strong basis
to further build on with more training.

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually
developing themselves.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through
the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their
work and personal life.

Further Progression

Other courses in our Health and Social Care suite compliment this one and when combined can form
the basis for the candidates work towards achieving their Care Certificate.