Home Care Workers

Course aim

We are aware that there are many instances when working in an individual’s home or in the community differs from working in a residential care environment. This course covers these differences and identifies issues you may encounter in the lone working environment. We look at ways that risks can be managed to ensure the working environment remains safe.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the role of the home care worker
  • Understand why professional boundaries are important
  • Identify the need for risk assessments in your work role
  • Recognise the need for communication in your work role
  • Identify the importance of care planning
  • Be aware of the need for safety during travel at work
  • Be aware of ways of dealing with violence and Aggression

Course content

The role of the domicillary care worker

  • The role of the domicillary care worker
  • Professional boundaries
  • Risk Assessments
  • Communication
  • Care planning
  • Travel safety
  • Dealing with violence and aggression

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