Identifying hazards on a home visit

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This course is for any housing professional who enters people’s homes as part of their job.  It considers the risks that may be encountered when visiting homes alone, how we can be prepared and mitigate these risks. 

The course will consider your lone working procedures for entering people homes, the issues you may encounter with people that you visit, including personal and property concerns. 

Course Content

⦁ Doing your homework; what you should know before you go
⦁ Lone working in the context of visiting homes; and safe procedures for this
⦁ Issues that may arise with individuals: erratic behaviours; indications of dependency; and vulnerability more generally
⦁ Issues with the places that you visit: common safety risks around the home; signs of hoarding; drug paraphernalia

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, delegates will:

⦁ Be more confident and assured when lone working
⦁ Be more aware of how to minimise the risks that they can encounter when working in people’s homes
⦁ Understand how to recognise patterns or behaviours in the home that may be a cause for concern or require additional support

Dates: 1st August
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Trainer: Allan Johnston
Costs: Share Members £110/Non-Member £250
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