Focus On Health & Safety features 10 study scenarios depicting varying levels of care practice for care workers to identify and discuss. Then by working together they must explore best practice and explain why this improves the quality of care.
The study scenarios pose a range of complex questions for care workers to solve. In Focus On Health & Safety these include; ‘Spot the mistake’, ‘What happens next?’, ‘What would you do?’, and ‘Why is this a problem?’ amongst others. Focus On Health & Safety will help care workers develop their problem-solving skills and improve their service delivery.
Potential Discussion Points
Risk Assessment • Challenging intruders • The care worker’s responsibilities • The right to take risks versus environmental health • Organisational security • Faulty equipment • RIDDOR • Signage • Personal safety
Care Certificate Standards: Standard 13
Social Care Induction Framework for Wales (2012) 3.1 & 3.7
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)
Health & Social Care NOS/NVQ Units 22, 226, 223, 243, 245, 246, 32 and statutory training