Lone Working & Personal Safety
Care staff may encounter a variety of risks to their personal safety in the course of their work. Three areas in which a lone worker might feel vulnerable to risks include travelling for work, working at night, and confronting situations that may occur with other people. This course looks at various examples of risks and explores strategies staff can employ to help maintain safety and to minimise risk.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Develop awareness of why home care workers may experience riks to their personal safety as a result of lone working.
- Identify strategies that can assist with minimising these risks.
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is appropriate for all staff who work in the social care industry.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.
You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.
View the trailer below to preview the course: