Risk Assessment in Care

Our risk assessment in care course teaches learners the principles and requirements of risk assessment and allow learners to perform the 3 risk assessment types within their setting including general, individual person-centred positive risk assessments and dynamic risk assessments.
Risk Assessment in Care
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Our risk assessment in care course teaches learners the principles and requirements of risk assessment and allow learners to perform the 3 risk assessment types within their setting including general, individual person-centred positive risk assessments and dynamic risk assessments. Learn the process and requirements of a risk assessment with the health and social care sector and how to perform risk assessments in our risk assessment in care course.

What are the three types of risk assessment performed in care? Our risk assessment in care course covers the three types of risk assessment. General, individual and dynamic. It covers the 5 stages of pro-active risk assessments inline with guidance and ensures learners are aware of their legal requirements. The course also provides learners the tools to perform their own risk assessments within their environments, develop risk management plans and apply the learning to case studies.

The course also outlines the process of individual risk assessment, with information on using ‘positive risk assessment’ and a ‘strengths-based approach’.

What does Risk Assessment in Care cover?

  • The definition of ‘risk’ and outline the meaning of ‘risk assessment’.
  • Legislation, policy, and guidelines on managing risks to individuals and others.
  • The process of risk assessment and the development of risk management plans.
  • The importance of reviewing incidents and learning from them.
  • Sensible risk management.
  • Good practice in risk assessment of individuals and identify what should be included in an individual’s risk assessment.
  • Definition the terms ‘positive risk management’ and ‘strengths-based approach’.
  • The process and principles of dynamic risk assessment and management.
  • The importance of multiagency working to manage risks and communicating these risks effectively.

Who is this course for?

Our Risk assessment in Care course is an introduction to risk assessing for staff who assist in the development, process of risk assessments. This course can be tailored and suitable for both adult and child care environments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • State the definition of ‘risk’ and outline the meaning of ‘risk assessment’.
  • Understand legislation, policy, and guidelines on managing risks to individuals and others.
  • Demonstrate the process of risk assessment and the development of risk management plans.
  • Identify the importance of reviewing incidents and learning from them.
  • Manage sensible risk management.
  • Label good practice in risk assessment of individuals and identify what should be included in an individual’s risk assessment.
  • Define the terms ‘positive risk management’ and ‘strengths-based approach’.
  • Describe the process and principles of dynamic risk assessment and management.
  • Understand the importance of multiagency working to manage risks and communicating these risks effectively.

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We cover the whole of the UK.

Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will recieve a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are inhouse certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accreddited by other awarding bodies.

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Jay Benjamin
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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
Louise Sullivan
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
Nicola Olorenshaw
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
Rebecca Markham
Rebecca Markham
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
Aneka Roy
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Able training delivered Conflict management to our staff and they all found it extremely useful, feedback included; 'I really enjoyed this course, I found the facilitator very enthusiastic and passionate about the subject. The course was highly informative and I would recommend it. Thank you Able training!
Ronnie Passe
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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.
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