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We as an organisation have used First Response for a number of years to deliver training to our staff team. We have looked at other services but found First Response stands out from above them all. From the initial booking to the delivery of training we have found First Response to be professional. We have full confidence in them and feel the trainers are of high quality with a vast amount of knowledge, and able to deliver positive training experiences at an affordable price.

Care Service Manager - Disability care Service, Birmingham   

Health and Safety

These courses deliver the health and safety skills and knowledge needed by those working in the health and social care field.

6 Courses.

Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Wheelchairs

3 Hours Course Finder

To ensure learners gain an awareness of the safe use of wheelchairs, including confidence to undertake a range of wheelchair assistance tasks and manoeuvres.

  • Understand and demonstrate safer manual handling techniques when pushing / pulling wheelchairs
  • Be aware of safe techniques for assisting wheelchair users with transfers
  • Understand how it feels to be an essential wheelchair user
  • Be aware of access issues and how to improve access for wheelchair users and those assisting them
  • Gain confidence to safely assist and manoeuvre wheelchairs in a range of situations

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Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment in Care

3 Hours Course Finder

To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an overview of why health and safety risk assessments are required and how they are applied within care settings.

  • Awareness of related health and safety legislation
  • List common causes of accidents
  • Know the meaning of ‘risk’ when it comes to health and safety
  • List the steps to a risk assessment
  • How to support the risk assessment process

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Level 2 Award in Lone Working Awareness

3 Hours Course Finder

To introduce healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to the hazards and risks involved with working alone, and to identify methods of reducing and controlling those risks.

  • List the legislation associated with lone working
  • Produce a risk assessment for lone working
  • Describe the precautions that can be put into place
  • Explain supervision for a lone worker
  • List methods of communication
  • Describe how to report an incident

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Level 2 Award in Moving, Assisting and Hoisting

6 Hours (1Day) Course Finder

To ensure that healthcare support workers and adult social care workers recognise the principles of safe moving and assisting and the safe use of equipment such as hoists.

  • Understand the legislation surrounding moving and assisting
  • Understand common injuries caused by moving and assisting and how to avoid them
  • Understand the principles of risk assessment and ergonomics
  • Be able to explain controversial techniques
  • Know how to deal with falling / fallen clients Understand the importance of effective communication and team positioning
  • Be confident in moving and assisting techniques including lateral transfers and hoist techniques

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Level 3 Award in Managing and Supervising Safely

6 Hours (1 Days) Course Finder

To provide managers and supervisors in health and social care with an understanding of the importance of their responsibilities in relation to health and safety and what to do if things go wrong.

  • Understand why is it important to manage safely
  • Understand how the law applies
  • Be aware of legal requirements
  • Be able to implement a health and safety management system
  • Understand why accidents and incidents should be investigated

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Testimonials

We as an organisation have used First Response for a number of years to deliver training to our staff team. We have looked at other services but found First Response stands out from above them all. From the initial booking to the delivery of training we have found First Response to be professional. We have full confidence in them and feel the trainers are of high quality with a vast amount of knowledge, and able to deliver positive training experiences at an affordable price.

Care Service Manager - Disability care Service, Birmingham