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Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Settings

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Overview - Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Settings

This module has been developed for individuals working in a wide variety of health and social care settings, it provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to promote and implement health and safety.

On completion, learners will have an increased understanding of their own responsibilities and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety in the work setting. The module provides learners with the required knowledge to prevent the spread of infection, promote fire safety and know how to handle hazardous substances and materials.

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Understand your own responsibilities and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety
  • Be able to carry out your own responsibilities for health and safety
  • Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness
  • Be able to prevent the spread of infection
  • Be able to move and handle equipment and other objects safely
  • Be able to handle hazardous substances and materials
  • Be able to promote fire safety in the work setting
  • Be able to implement security measures in the work setting
  • Know how to manage stress

The content of this course has been mapped to the underpinning knowledge within the following units on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF):

Promote and implement health and safety in health and social care
This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualifications:
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

Contribute to health and safety in health and social care
This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualifications:
Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

For a full list of qualifications in which these units are mandatory please click here:

For more information about this or any of our other courses mapped to the QCF please contact us on the details provided below.

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Understand own responsibilities and the responsibility of others, relating to health and safety
  • Be able to carry out own responsibilities for health and safety
  • Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness
  • Be able to reduce the spread of infection
  • Be able to move and handle equipment and other objects safely
  • Be able to handle hazardous substances and materials
  • Be able to promote fire safety in the work setting
  • Be able to implement security measures in the work setting
  • Know how to manage stress

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 3 and a half hours. With approximately 180 interactive screens, it is estimated that this module will take approximately 3 and half hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.

Target Audience

This module is aimed at those working within health and social care settings including professional care and support workers and practitioners.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Testimonials

The fact that you provided both auditory and visual cues, helped me to keep focused.
SC 06/04/2014

Yes it covers everything all the questions I had, I enjoyed doing this module although I did thoroughly read through it, so it did take me longer than what you said, but I feel this module has been the best and more thorough one on here. Thankyou.
JN 23/04/2014.

It’s better than going on a course because I actually have to read everything and answer all by myself where in a course I can just nod and say I understand
KD 13/05/2014

I liked the challenges as they helped point out things that I need to know, and helped me to remember more. It’s a good way of learning.
LR 23/05/2014

This method of training is very helpful to me as it means I can do it in my own home at my own speed in my own time this is a vital thing in my job. Well done for introducing this method of training it takes all the strain out of having to go to a venue at a set time, make arrangements for the people I support and find the time to commit to the training.
BH 26/07/2014

The modules are comprehensive and give you an excellent insight into keeping yourself and others around you safe and following procedures
LB 01/08/2014

Cost

£30.00 + VAT (£36.00 inc. VAT)

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@virtual-college.co.uk or telephone us on 01943 885089.

Discounts
Available for purchases of 10 or more courses. They are automatically calculated when you add courses to your cart.
Corporate Purchasers
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On average this course contributes

3 and a half hours towards your CPD

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