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This Risk Assessment in Health & Social Care training course is open to all healthcare professionals and covers all aspects of risk assessment within healthcare environments.

This Risk Assessment in Health & Social Care training course provides participants with the relevant knowledge, understanding and a practical ability to conduct risk assessments appropriate to the workplace and client group, while focusing on the relevant health and safety legislation, educating participants to recognise the need for risk assessment and the potential hazards associated with the working environment.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • The principles and practice of Risk Assessment
  • Explain and evaluate risk assessing legislation as identified in the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Risk assessing people in care in accordance with their care plan
  • Risk assessment in a workplace according to the particular environment and their care plan.
  • Hazard identification & stages involved in risk assessment
  • The meaning and elements of the ‘hierarchy of control’
  • Understand the difference between likelihood, frequency and impact of harm
  • How to complete a risk assessment
  • The importance of reviewing risk assessments
  • Recording, monitoring, reviewing and revising workplace risk assessments

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2½ hours (approximately)

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.