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 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
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)
All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Section 7
National Care Standards
NISCC's Induction Standards