Risk Assessment Course

This Risk Assessment Course is designed to enable you to increase your understanding of risk assessment and risk management in health and social care.

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Course Description

This Risk Assessment Course is designed to enable you to increase your understanding of risk assessment and risk management in health and social care.

The Risk Assessment Course begins by explaining what risk is and outlining the meaning of the term ‘risk assessment’. It then explains how to calculate risk and the importance of recognising different people’s perceptions of risk situations.

In Stage Two, you will learn about the main legislation, policy and guidance relevant to risk assessment and risk management. The course then describes the recommended process of risk assessment, referring to the Health and Safety Executive’s ‘five steps’.
You will then learn how to develop risk management plans, applying the learning to case studies within the module.

In the final stage, the course outlines the process of individual risk assessment, with information on using ‘positive risk assessment’ and a ‘strengths-based approach’. Finally, you will learn the importance of partnership working and sharing information when supporting individuals to manage their own risk

Study Risk Assessment Course via an eLearning platform.

Access to the Risk Assessment Course is delivered 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.

CPD Certified

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996. It is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors. Certified CPD courses complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. CPD courses can be completed at work or at home or whoever there is an internet connection. Meaning that you can further your skillset and progress your career in a way that suits you.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify the meaning of the term ‘risk’ and outline the meaning of ‘risk assessment’.
  • Recall legislation, policy and guidelines on managing risks to individuals and others.
  • Outline the process of risk assessment and the development of risk management plans.
  • Know the importance of reviewing incidents and learning from them.
  • Recall the principles of sensible risk management.
  • Outline good practice in risk assessment of individuals and identify what should be included in an individual’s risk assessment.
  • Define the terms ‘positive risk management’ and ‘strengths-based approach’.
  • Know the importance of working with other agencies to manage risks and communicating these risks effectively.

Course Syllabus

  • The meaning of risk
  • Definition of risk assessment
  • Risk calculation
  • Perceptions of risk
  • Conflicting interests
  • Legislation, policy and guidelines
  • HSE 5 steps
  • Sensible risk management
  • Individual risk assessment
  • Proactive, reactive and supportive measures
  • Positive risk management
  • Strengths-based approach
  • Working in partnership