This course will help carers recognise the causes of harm, and understand the significant risks that their actions can have on the health and safety of patients/service users, colleagues in their work environment and members of the public.
It will explore:
- Health, safety and welfare of staff and patients/clients in the health and social care sector
- Importance of risk assessment in the prevention of accidents and occupational ill-health
- Relevant legislation relating to good hygiene practice
- Concepts of hygiene hazards and infection control
- Importance of good personal hygiene
- Need for high standards of cleanliness to help prevent infection
CARE CERTIFICATE In particular, aims to help meet the knowledge required to meet outcomes of standards: 1, 13 & 15
FUNDAMENTAL STANDARDS (CQC) In particular the course will enable the provider to help staff from the service demonstrate training has taken place around: Regulations 12,13 & 15
CARE ACT 2014 GUIDANCE More specifically enables providers and their staff to understand their duties under sections 1 & 10 of the Act (and their subsections)
MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005 – this subject area is woven into presentation and discussion as required during course delivery.
Please note: As far as reasonably possible we have indicated the standards covered.