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The Care Act: Risk Assessment - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

Virtual Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Admin Contact
Adult Social Care Training Mailbox (
Target Audience
Assessment & Care Management / HSCC - Customer Access Advisors (CAA) / HSCC - Team Leaders (TL) / Occupational Therapists / Occupational Therapy Assistants / Senior Practitioners / Senior Resource Officers
target audience
Course Types
Virtual Classroom, Course
Course categories
ESCC Assessment & Care Management
Care Act
Course description

This course will be delivered via an Online TEAMS meeting and you will not be expected to attend a specific venue. The link to attend this training will be sent to you one week before the training date. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. Please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email. Please read the attached document, Attending Online Training, before joining the course.

A half day course designed to explore the case risk management policy and procedures in line with the Care Act. Staff will have an opportunity to use and complete risk assessment tools with case studies or examples from your own practice.

The course is suitable for: Contact and Assessment Teams; Occupational Therapy Teams; Neighbourhood Support Teams; Mental Health and Learning Disability Teams; Transition Teams, Hospital Teams, Sensory Teams, Reviewing teams, Health and Social Care Connect (HSCC), Occupational Therapy Teams (OT), Neighbourhood Support Teams (NST), Crisis Response Nurses (CR Nurses).

This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.

Training objectives

  • To explore the key duties and responsibilities of the Care Act in relation to managing risk

  • To improve understanding of the case risk management operational guidance and practice standards

  • To understand how and when risk assessment tools must be applied in practice

  • To explore the need to balance positive risk taking with duty of care. Share ideas and experiences with other participants.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this session it is anticipated you will be able to:

  • Consider the knowledge, skills and attitudes that underpin good practice in working with risk and understand the principles of choice and positive/supported risk taking

  • Explore the importance of positive risk taking

  • Review risk identification, assessment and management process and understand the support adults need in taking and managing risks in their daily lives

  • Reflect on your practice and the recording processes you need to ensure you have evidence to support your professional judgements

  • Recognise how Mental Capacity will impact on risk management

  • Explain when Safeguarding procedures need to be implemented in relation to risk.

Additional Information

If you are unsure if you should attend this course please contact

In addition to the courses and details listed above, there will be opportunities for team-based workshops on several topics at regular intervals throughout the year. Please contact to arrange team-based workshops.

Start Date
Monday 27 June 2022
End Date
Monday 27 June 2022
Closing Date
Sunday 26 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30
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