Home Care 7 - Food Safety

Home Care food safety

Designed exclusively for those providing care within the Home Care setting, this title explores the vital role home carers have in making sure that they prepare food that is safe to eat. It covers the range of factors that home carers must appreciate when preparing food for individuals, and aims to consider the causes and effects of food poisoning.

The video course also helps you to develop an understanding of how to handle, store and prepare food properly and improves awareness of the importance of good personal hygiene, including when it is essential to wash hands. Also explored is the need for working within a clean kitchen environment.

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   
29 Minutes approximately
Course Content 6 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate
Consultant Chris Doyle, CMIOSH, Cert Ed.
 Standards   England

Care Certificate Standard 8


RQF: Support individuals to eat and drink (Level 2 Diploma in Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support) 


All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Sections 4 & 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