The regulations and procedures intended to prevent accident or injury within the care home and around elderly people.
The responsibility of your of your own Health & Safety
Cooperating with your employer on Health & Safety
An understanding of the care home policies and procedures
An understanding of reporting
Blood born infections
National Colour Coding System
Moving & Handling practical
In our Moving Handling Practical we prepare you for when you go into the care home to move and handle residents in the right way and in a safe way. The principles for the control of manual handling risk and apply these to a practical situation.
Hoist & beds
Assisting people to move
How to handle a resident
Explain how manual handling can give rise to injury;
In the care home it is very important to protect yourself from infection and the service uses. This module gives you a clear understanding of how to prevent yourself from catching infection.
Effective hand hygiene
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Preventing exposure to blood & body fluids
Managing individuals with an infection
Managing waste (the national colour coding system)
Appropriate use of PPE
Moving & Handling Theory
Moving & Handling theory is an effective and time efficient method of completing Manual Handling training and keeping your company compliant with health and safety legislation and moving & handling residents in a safe and competent way. Employees also have a duty to care take of their own and others safety at work.
Policies & procedures
Cause of back pain
Safe moving principles
Benefit of mobility to residents
TILEO (Task, Individual Capability, Load, Environment & Other factors)