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Home Care 5 - Health & Safety

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Designed exclusively for home care, the video explores health and safety within the home of individuals receiving support. In considering the home carer’s duty of care, it aims to improve awareness of common hazards in the home and the need to refer to risk assessments and care plans.
One of our reviews:
“We have found the videos to be of a very high standard and very professional.”
Brian Hilton, CIC (Community Integrated Care)
36 minute video in 16 sections to be used in a suggested 3 hour training session
Chris Doyle, CMIOSH, Cert Ed.
Care Certificate Standard 13 - All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Section 7 - National Care Standards (Scotland) - NISCC's Induction Standards (NI)
Supporting Materials:
Contains a Lesson plan, Handouts, Question and Answer sheets, Care Certificate Workbook and a CPD Accredited Certificate
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Product Overview

This title is designed exclusively for those providing care within the Home Care setting. In considering the home carer’s duty of care to the person they're supporting and themselves, it aims to improve awareness of common hazards about the home whilst considering the importance of referring to risk assessments and care plans.

It discusses the need for improved awareness of the importance of good housekeeping when storing or disposing of chemicals, dangerous substances or sharp objects and develops an awareness of the need for safe practice in moving & assisting, food safety, infection control and fire safety. The video goes on to briefly introduce the need to consider personal safety when visiting the homes of people you support and the importance of raising issues of concern with management and reporting injury and ill health.

Subjects covered include:

The Law • The Care Workers' Responsibilities • Risk Assessment and the Care Plan • Slips,Trips and Falls • Moving and Assisting • COSHH • Infection Control • Food Safety • Work Equipment, Gas and Electrical Safety • Fire Safety • Injury and Disease • First Aid • Personal Safety • Occupational Stress • Summary 



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) Sections 5, 6 & 7


National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC's Induction Standards


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  • 5
    Informative , knowledgeable, awareness

    Posted by Diana Davies - Q Care on 14th Feb 2020

  • 5
    A lot of good information to help you understand RIDDOR

    Posted by Jasmine Ryerson - Fieldsidecare on 9th Feb 2020

  • 5
    full of detail

    Posted by Kim Murphy - Care & Support South West on 28th Jan 2020

  • 5
    course helped understand health and safety risks and hazards

    Posted by Lexy Clark - NR Care on 7th Jan 2020