Lone Working Awareness

This course gives a comprehensive overview of Lone Working Awareness within Health and Social Care

This course highlights the procedures, risks and considerations associated with lone working. It lists the precautions and actions lone workers should consider and undertake prior to, during and after periods in which they work away from colleagues.

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Course Details

Lone Working Awareness course details:
  • Clear, attractive format
  • Real-life scenarios help illustrate key points
  • With videos and graphics to make an enjoyable learning experience
  • Written by an expert with over 20 years experience of health and social care training

Benefits for you

Lone working awareness forms an essential part of many different qualifications and learning frameworks. If you are working towards any of these, it is important to appreciate to what extent this course helps you in your goal.

This course has been mapped to the following (where it is applicable) –

Core skills Training Framework – Subject 3 – Health, Safety and Welfare

h) Understand how they could apply and promote safe working practices specific to their job role

Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) England– Unit 8 – outcomes: 8.2, 8.3

8.2 – Implement measures to protect own security and security of others in the work setting

8.3 – Explain the importance of ensuring that others are aware of own whereabouts

Apprenticeship Standard for Adult Care Worker Level 2

E25 – How to keep safe in a work environment

The Care Certificate

13.8a – Describe the measures that are designed to protect their own security at work, and the security of those they support

Course Syllabus

Section 1 – Introduction

  • Learning Objectives
  • Mapping
  • Meet The People

Section 2 – Overview of Legislation and Guidance

  • Introduction
  • Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014

Section 3 – Lone Working

  • Definitions Lone Working – situations 

Section 4 – Employers' Duties 

  • Introduction 
  • Employers' Duties – In Practice 
  • Employers' Duties – control measures 

Section 5 – Employees' Duties 

  • Introduction 
  • Checklists for lone workers 

Section 6 – Policies and Procedures


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