Health and Safety for Supporting Children

This Health and Safety for Supporting Children is designed to give an underpinning knowledge for health and safety practice when you are specifically working with children and young people. Learners should have completed other health and safety-related courses as part of their mandatory training in health and social care, therefore this course will mainly cover the differences that need to be considered when supporting children.

 

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Course Description

Study our Health and Safety for Supporting Children course. This online course is designed to give an underpinning knowledge for health and safety practice when you are specifically working with children and young people. Learners should have completed other health and safety-related courses as part of their mandatory training in health and social care, therefore this course will mainly cover the differences that need to be considered when supporting children.

This training applies to all health and social care workers that work in settings such as Care Homes, Hospital Wards, Day Centres, or supporting a child or young person in their own home.

Study Health and Safety for Supporting Children via an eLearning platform.

Access to the Health and Safety for Supporting Children Course is via an eLearning platform. E-Learning an efficient way of delivering courses online due to its convenience and flexibility. The resources are available from anywhere and at any time. Meaning everyone can take advantage of web-based learning regardless of their circumstances. E-Learning is invaluable for employers, meaning staff can complete CPD without the added cost of lecturers and conferences.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Know your responsibilities under health and safety law
  • Understand how to safely move and handle children
  • Explain safety and risk management procedures when working with children
  • Understand a child’s need for healthy care
  • Follow safe infection control measures when working with children
  • Teaching children you support about safe food hygiene
  • Understand and Support children with their medication
  • Have an awareness of how to manage a child’s behaviour

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus Includes

  • Health and Safety Law
  • Duty of Care
  • Key responsibilities under the Law
  • Moving and Handling children
  • Lifting children
  • Weight Monitoring
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Risk Management
  • Spotting Hazards
  • Seeing the Danger
  • Healthy Care
  • Promoting Independence
  • Emotional Support
  • Infection Control
  • Encouraging Hygiene
  • Strategies for Children’s hygiene
  • Food Hygiene
  • Food Preparation
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Allergies
  • Medication
  • Consent
  • Behaviours that Challenge
  • Positive Behaviour