Care Setting Risk Assessment Awareness-Cohort 3
26 April - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This course is designed for any care or support workers, or senior care or support workers who follow risk assessments as part of person-centred care provision. The learners must be in a health and social care role. This course covers the process of identifying hazards and risk in health and social care settings as well as roles and responsibilities in producing and reviewing risk assessments. This course will introduce examples of individual and general risk assessments for care settings. Learners will explore the importance of robust risk assessment processes in promoting the safety and wellbeing of care workers and the individuals they support.
By the end of this course, learners will be able to: • Identify potential hazards which may exist in your service. • Explore and describe how risk are assessed and reduced. • Identify the importance of when a risk assessment needs to be updated. • Explain the importance of using risk assessments within a health and social care setting.
Requirements and expectations
Learners will be expected to attend all sessions, be engaged in learning, participate in all activities including group discussions, and share their own experiences of working in the care sector, whilst respecting confidentiality An awareness of person-centred care plans may be beneficial but not essential.
A Onefile (e-portfolio) profile will be created on the learners behalf to support them in the completion of their course