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Home Safety (Electrical, Gas, Water, General Environment)

Event Description This module is mandatory for Shared Lives Carers providing a service in, or based from, their own home. It should be refreshed three yearly. It may also be relevant to domiciliary care workers, personal assistants and anyone caring for an individual in their own home. It will cover best practice and guidance on ensuring your home or another individual’s home environment is safe.
Training Objectives The aim of this course is to provide you with best practice and guidance on ensuring the home environment is safe in relation to electrical appliances, gas, and water. It will also cover how you can reduce general risks and hazards. 
Learning Outcomes At the end of this module you will be able to:

  • Explain how to check your electrical appliances are in good working order.
  • Identify risks around gas and water in your home environment.
  • Identify risks and hazards in the home and garden.
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    Course Pre-Requisites  
    Course Instructions You may have to allow pop-ups for this e-learning module. If you need help in doing this, please contact Corporate Learning and Development's helpdesk on 033 022 22003 (x22003).

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    Online Learning Course Category Health and Safety 
    Subject Areas Health & Safety 
    Target Audience Shared Lives Carers, PVI Sector - Adults 
    Course Costs
    Internal LA Cost: £0.00
    PVI/Care Provider Cost: £0.00
    Partnership Cost: £0.00
    External Cost: £0.00
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 20 minutes At your desk