*Introduction of fire safety procedures.
*Fire alarms and all types of fire extinguishers and usage, fire blankets, hose reels etc.
*Classification of fire extinguishers, including BS EN3 European standardization.
*Ways of establishing local knowledge for evacuation and fire safety guidelines on behalf of staff, clients and visitors.
Infection Control and Standard Precautions, HAI (MRSA & Clostridium Difficile)
*What infection control is and its importance.
*Why we need to contain the spread of infections.
*What measures you can take to protect yourself.
*Measures you can take to prevent the transmission of infections in the work place.
*Sources, routes and chains of infection.
*Hospital acquired infections (HAI) and epidemiological changes affecting HAI.
*Universal procedures for prevention of cross infection (hands, skin, clothing and equipment).
*Defining ‘Lone Working’.
*Risks to Lone Workers and strategies for the safety of Lone Workers.
*Planning ahead for your personal safety at all times and ways of informing colleagues.
*Violence to staff/ known activities that carry a high risk.
Handling of Violence and Aggression
*What is physical and non-physical violence and aggression?
*Bullying and harassment and the implications.
*Harassment and assault by clients, patients or relatives.
*Recognising early warning signals of violence to staff and risk awareness.
*Self defence, summary of control, compromise, fighting back or fighting free.
Information Governance, Data Protection, Handling Patient Information, Record Keeping and Caldicott Protocols
*Introduction to Caldicott Protocols/ Caldicott Principles.
*Professional codes of conduct.
*Crime and national security/ the public interest exception.
*The law concerning confidentiality and consent.
*Basic rules of record keeping
*NHS Confidentiality Code- requirements and code of practice.
Complaint Training & Conflict Resolution
*What is a complaint?
*Types of complaint
*How to deal with complaints correctly
*Statistics: official complaints and unofficial complaints
*Complaint Training – Summary
*Conflict Resolution – Training Objectives
*Legal Definitions of Conflict
*Managing Patient behaviour – The Betaris Box
*Reasons for Communication Failure
*What is a conflict and when does it occur?
*Warning signs to consider before conflict
*How to respond to conflict?
*Physical restraint, a last resort
*Conflict Resolution – Summary
Health & Safety including Risk incident reporting
*Introduction to the Health and Safety training session.
*Legislation roles and responsibilities.
*Health and Safety Executive regulations.
*Guidance notes and codes of practice.
*Management of Health and Safety in the work place.
*Risk assessment (including risk reporting).
*Bullying and harassment by members of staff.
*Safe working practice. (Latex allergy, needle stick injuries/ sharp injury’s, buying of new equipment).
COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulation) Training Programme
*Introduction to RIDDOR.
*Under reporting of RIDDOR/ deficit in reporting.
*Accident book/ examples of reportable and non reportable.
*Reporting death, major injuries, diseases, infections.
Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults – Level 2 (POVA 2)
1. Legislation and official guidance references, including:
*Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Scheme 2004
*Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006
*No Secrets – The Protection of Vulnerable Adults 2000 & 2009 (official guidance published by the Department of Health and the Home Office)
*Care Standards Act 2000.
*The Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
*The Human Rights Act 1998
*The Equality Act 2010
2. Definition of the term ‘Vulnerable Adult’ and understanding of the context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
3. Different types of abuse, evidence and the key signs of abuse
4. Case studies and examples how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
5. Different ways to minimise the risk of abuse
6. Reporting abuse if there is a suspicion that abuse has occurred (recognising and report unsafe practices).
Types of Abuse- Physical, Emotional , Sexual, Financial, Institutional, Neglectful and Discriminatory and we will look at some Case Studies. The module will be followed by a short test.
Abuse reporting and Prevention of Abuse, Risk Assessment and Health and Safety and the No Secrets Act and rules, followed by a short test.
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