Person Centred Risk Assessment
Person Centred Risk Assessment for People with Intellectual Disabilities – 2 day
This course has been specifically designed for staff working with people who have Intellectual Disabilities, from all disciplines, in all areas of practice. It is an essential training to prepare staff for their role in supporting service users to pursue their goals, ambitions and priorities. Course content includes
- Reflecting on the wider issues associated with risk
- Main issues and challenges of risk
- Exploring blame culture and its impact on risk
- Focusing attention on the service users goals, priorities and choices
- Working towards positive risk taking
- Sharing good practice ideas
- Reflecting on the HSE policy in risk management and reviewing how its works in practice.
- Considering the knowledge, skills and attitudes which underpin good practice in relation to risk
- Reinforcing practitioners confidence in the way they go about assessing and managing risks in daily practice
- Supporting the implementation of the HSE policy on risk management
- Developing Service User Personal Safety Plan
Tools for Risk assessment and risk management plan will be available for use throughout the programme, alternatively the organisations tools can be utilised.
Risk Management – 2 day
The Safety, Health and Welfare Act 2005 place an onus on all places of work to identify their hazards and put strategies in place to reduce risks to acceptable levels. This programme is designed to support relevant staff to identify those at risk and what work practices and work environments may cause harm.
Course Content includes:
- Analyse the Requirements of the Health, Safety and Welfare Act 2005 and the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007
- Evaluate the organisations safety statement
- Differentiate between the terms such as hazard, risk, harm, outcome and risk assessment
- Assess the various influences on work practices and work environments which may make it difficult for vulnerable or at risk staff to work in
- Be aware of the sensitive at risk groups such as
- Children and young persons
- regnant, post natal and breastfeeding employees
- Night work and shift workers
- Identify the agents, processes and working conditions relating to women who are pregnant, post natal and or breastfeeding
- Record incident reports based on real life scenarios
- Gain knowledge to be able to identify causes of incidents and manage and resolve incidents locally.
- Identify the factors which need to be in place to develop a safety culture within an organisation
- Identify what safety measures are and how they need to be applied to real situations
- Demonstrate an ability to develop appropriate risk management strategies from real practice scenarios using a five step process
- Develop Incident investigation and review skills to ensure that incidents are acted on effectively and with the appropriate levels of urgency.
- Demonstrate an ability to assess real life situations, ensuring the following factors are considered:
- the extent of the harm caused and the first aid support needed
- the adequacy of the immediate nursing and medical response
- the safety of the situation and potential for further harm
- Develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of all grades of staff in relation to risk management
- Linking learning back to practice.
Incident reporting and incident management – 1 day
Aim of Programme
This programme aims to:
- Familiarise all learners with the HSE Incident Management Policy and local risk management policy if available
- Support the development of skills in relation to incident reporting and responding which can be directly translated into the work environment
- Provide a best practice model for all 5 stages of incident management
- Provide opportunity for service to determine in-house practices and local and organisational protocols in relation to incident management
- Clarify the roles and responsibilities of all staff members in incident management
- Learners will know
- What constitutes an Incident
- What seven steps are required to create a safe environment
- How to respond to an incident
- How to complete an incident form and write up an incident form
- What the various elements of an incident review are
- How an incident review can benefit the whole organisation and prevent further incidents from occurring.