Care homes are owned and managed by a wide range of organisations, including local authorities, the NHS, andorganisations from the private and voluntary sectors.
They differ from other workplaces because they are not only places of work; they are also homes for their residents.
They should be places where the dignity and freedom of the residents is respected, and where everyone’shealth and safety is managed effectively.
To achieve this, everyone involved must understand their responsibilities.
This course discusses the legislation that applies to care homes, the responsibilities of management andemployees and looks at developing systems of work.
It also covers what to do in some common hazards you might encounter as well as some Emergency situations.
It concludes by discussing some aspects of the work environment and staff welfare.
As this course covers a wide range of health and safety situations the course provides a strong basis to further build on with more training.
CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developingthemselves.
Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life.