Lone Workers - Personal Safety Training (C) (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
Admin Contact
Adult Social Care Training Mailbox (ASCT@eastsussex.gov.uk)
Target Audience
Assessment & Care Management / Care Workers - Domicilliary / Directly Provided Services (ESCC) / Home Carers / Senior Practitioners / Social Workers
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Assessment & Care Management / ESCC Directly Provided Services
Health and Safety
Course description

This course is for staff in assessment and directly provided Adult Social Care services who undertake lone working.

Training objectives

To enable delegates to understand the risks associated with lone working in a social care environment and support them to deal with safety issues as they arise.

Learning outcomes

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

  • Recognise the potential risks posed by lone working including environmental risks and those associated with the protected characteristics of workers

  • Recognise the early signs/signals of potential aggression or violence

  • Identify appropriate disengagement, de-fusing and de-escalating strategies

  • Recognise your responsibility for ensuring your own safety when lone working

  • State the policies and procedures in place to ensure safety

  • Be aware of the LWMS and how it will contribute to your personal safety if used correctly

  • Describe and use reporting systems for incidents, accidents and near misses

  • Be aware of the post incident support in place

  • Recognise how and when to undertake formal risk assessments for lone working.

Additional Information
Start Date
Tuesday 3 March 2020
End Date
Tuesday 3 March 2020
Closing Date
Monday 13 January 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Maximum Places
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