Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board (HSAB) is calling all Hertfordshire Residents to improve safety in their homes

More than three quarters of fire related deaths happen in the home. You can make sure that your home or a person that you support’s home is safe by arranging a Safe & Well visit from the Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Safe & Well visits are carried out by uniformed officers free of charge. You will receive advice on making your home safe and on staying well.

Upcoming Fire Safety Study days for Homecare settings

All Homecare study days will take place at HCPA, Mundells Campus, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 1FT

Click here to see our upcoming fire safety study days

Useful resources for Homecare 

Resource nameLink
Fire Safety session Homecare Presentation slidesClick here
Fire Safety session Homecare - Workplace learning slidesClick here
Workplace learning activity sheets - Managers copy (with answers)Click here
Workplace learning activity answer sheets for staff (blank)Click here
Fire safety briefing for practitionersClick here
Hoarding Matrix (clutter image ratings)Click here
Fire deaths in HertfordshireClick here
Create a bespoke Fire Safety Action PlanClick here
Home Fire Safety Guide for ProfessionalsClick here
Dangers of smoking with oxygen leafletClick here
Candles information sheetClick here
Chimney fires information sheetClick here
Cooking information sheetClick here
Electrical safety information sheetClick here
Fire prevention articleClick here
Fire safety briefing for practitionersClick here
Gas information sheetClick here
Heaters information sheetClick here
Miscellaneous hoarding information sheetClick here
Safe and Well information bookletClick here
Social media templatesClick here

Easy to follow guide from the Surrey fire service