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Care Home Health and Safety
Care Home Health and Safety

Health and Safety is a key training area.

This video-based course explains health and safety procedures relating to all aspects of the subject within the care home, not only regarding individuals receiving care but also staff, contractors and visitors, making your care home a safe place to work and live.

Looking for the Home Care (Domiciliary) course? Click here

Health and Safety is a key training area.

This video-based course explains health and safety procedures relating to all aspects of the subject within the care home, not only regarding individuals receiving care but also staff, contractors and visitors, making your care home a safe place to work and live.

Looking for the Home Care (Domiciliary) course? Click here

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“It’s very good information for me about health and safety. This will help me a lot in my job. I understood what can be done and what can’t be done in my job. I have to be committed to my work & do it with love. Be aware of all the small things. Overall it’s a very important training for us.”
 
Sumaiya Akter – Social Care 4U Ltd

Overview

This online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Care Home Health and Safety.

30 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate

Subjects covered include:

  • Legal Duties
  • Competent Person
  • Contractors
  • Medication
  • Fire Safety
  • Security within the Home
  • Who is at Risk?
  • RIDDOR
  • Dangerous Occurrences
  • Diseases • Missing Clients
  • First Aid
  • Infection Control
  • COSHH
  • Managing Waste
  • The National Colour Coding System
  • Sharps Disposal
  • Clinical Waste
  • Blood Borne Infections
  • Water Temperatures
  • Legionella
  • Safe Handling of Food
  • Manual Handling
  • Lifting Techniques
  • Floors and Stairs
  • Lighting
  • Windows and Ventilation
  • Lifts
  • Smoking
  • Electrical Safety
  • Kitchen Safety
  • Laundry Safety
  • Stress Management
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Health and Safety Check List
On average this online course should take around 50 minutes.

England

Care Certificate Standard 13

NOS: CHS2, CHS 6, SCDHSC0022, SCDHSC0223, SCDHSC0032

RQF: Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings (Level 2 Diploma in Care), Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings (Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support)

Wales

All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Sections 5, 6 & 7

Scotland

National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC’s Induction Standards

Peter Phillips, MCIEH & CMIOSH, LRB Consulting

Peter Phillips MCIEH CMIOSH is a highly accomplished consultant specializing in Care Home Health and Safety. With a career spanning over four decades, Peter has continuously practiced as an Environmental Health Officer since his qualification in 1980, gaining extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. He currently holds the position of Senior Consultant at LRB Consulting Ltd, where he is highly esteemed for his wealth of knowledge, thoughtful problem-solving approach, and ability to provide practical solutions to clients’ challenges.

Throughout his professional journey, Peter has played an integral role in the establishment and development of health and safety hygiene, as well as environmental protection courses. His active involvement as a founder member of the Environmental Health and Safety Training Council underscores his commitment to shaping industry standards and practices. Peter’s lecturing experience is diverse, ranging from renowned institutions such as Cambridge University and Ashridge Management College to teaching within prison environments, where he imparts valuable knowledge to inmates.

Peter’s expertise and contributions have been widely recognized through numerous published articles and papers. His research on ecological approaches to pest control, management of toxic blue-green algae, and energy-efficient heating and ventilation systems have earned acclaim in both academic and professional fields, making his work recommended reading. Notably, Peter was one of the original joint authors of the Gee Publications’ Health and Safety Competent Persons Handbook, solidifying his authority in the subject matter. Additionally, he has actively promoted environmental health issues through various media outlets, regularly engaging with newspapers, television, and radio. While some may know him for his work on the high-profile ‘From Hell’ series on Granada TV, Peter’s media involvement extends far beyond sensationalism, focusing on educational and informative initiatives. Furthermore, he has conducted investigations on behalf of ‘Which?’ magazine, demonstrating his commitment to protecting consumer interests.

Peter brings his extensive experience and expertise to the forefront, providing invaluable guidance in the field of Care Home Health and Safety. With his practical approach and comprehensive understanding, he serves as a trusted advisor.

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