Health & Safety for Foster Carers

Our Health & Safety for Foster Carers course helps carers meet legal standards and provides the knowledge and skills to recognise and reduce common household risks.

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Health & Safety for Foster Carers Overview:

This three hour course helps carers to understand and meet these standards and provides the knowledge and skills to recognise and reduce common household risks. Ensuring avoidable hazards are removed as is consistent with a family home.

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The course is delivered over 3 hours

Our group training is offered for 3-15 attendees per trainer

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What is covered:

This three hour course helps carers to understand and meet these standards and provides the knowledge and skills to recognise and reduce common household risks. The course teaches Foster Carers their legal responsibilities within Foster Care Standards regarding health and safety. The course will enable delegates to understand the difference between a hazard and a risk as well as outline the most common causes of accidents and help identify key hazards within the home. Carers will learn how to reduce risk of poisons and electrical hazards and how to create a fire safety plan.

Who is the course for?

Foster carers are required to be trained in health and safety issues and have guidelines on their health and safety responsibilities, under Fostering Services National Minimum Standards (England) 2011.

What will you achieve?

  • Recognise their legal responsibilities within the Foster Care Standards regarding health and safety
  • List the most common causes of accidents
  • Identify key hazards within the home
  • Understand the difference between a hazard and a risk
  • List the control measures in order of importance
  • Reduce the risks of poisons and electrical hazards
  • Create a fire safety plan

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Why Choose Able?

  • Specialists in your corner: We work with a fantastic selection of specialists including doctors nurses dietitians and psychologists to keep our courses up to date and relevant.
  • Here for you and your team — we don’t just deliver the training and move on — we work with you as your long-term partner to help you manage your training needs and navigate courses.
  • Training tailored for you: We can work with you to design a bespoke course tailored to meet the unique needs of your company.
  • Transparent Pricing: Transparent pricing means there are no hidden fees just affordable reliable training.
  • On-site training: To avoid disruption of your service onsite training can be held at a venue of your choice and at times to suit you.

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