Home Care 6 - Fire Safety

Home Care Fire safety

Designed exclusively for those providing care within the Home Care setting, this title explores fire safety within the homes of the individuals receiving support. In focusing on fire prevention principles and home carer obligations, it introduces the four elements that come together to start a fire (known as the fire tetrahedron) and considers common causes of fire within the domestic setting.

This video course helps to improve awareness of the importance of good housekeeping as part of an effective approach towards fire prevention and develops an understanding of how to respond in the event of an emergency.

Subjects covered include: 

Risk Assessment • The Fire Tetrahedron • Heat Sources • Fire Prevention • Smoking • Kitchens • Awareness • Fire Extinguishers • What to Do in an Emergency • Evacuation Equipment • Summary

Format Video-based eLearning
Course Duration   
33 Minutes approximately
Course Content 10 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate
Consultant Bob Parkin MIFireE, MIFPO, MIFSM (Marsden Fire Safety Ltd)
 Standards   England

Care Certificate  Standard 13


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)


All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Section 7


National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC's Induction Standards

References The Care Certificate, AWIFHSC

Client reviews:

"We have found the videos to be of a very high standard and very professional.”

Brian Hilton, CIC (Community Integrated Care)

"Very good for staff training, short and to the point.”

Olawunmi Ogundipe - Springwood Healthcare Services Ltd