Useful Links

You fulfil a very valued position which comes with a huge amount of responsibility, looking another another human being. In order to do this successfully, it is likely that you will need to broaden your understanding and industry knowledge, so we have listed some useful links to helpful websites below to help you to gain greater insight:

Care Quality Commission

Skills For Care

Care of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Data Protection Act

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Health and Safety in Care Homes

Health and safety regulation…a short guide

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regualtions (LOLER)

Manual Handling Operations Regulations

Mental Capacity Act

Mental Health Act

NICE Guidance

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Providing and Using Work Equipment Safely

Reporting Injuries, Disease and Dangerous Occurrences Regualtions 2013 (RIDDOR)

The Care Act (fact sheets)

The Equality Act

The Human Rights Act

Workplace health, safety and welfare

There is a lot more information that would help you with your understanding and competence and also how all of this information is put into context. For further help and guidance contact us through social media or email us today.