Health and safety for learning disability workers / Alice BradleyMaterial type: TextSeries: Mandatory Unit and Common Induction StandardsPublisher: London; Kidderminster : Learning Matters; BILD, 2013Description: x, 166 p. : col. ill.; 27 cmISBN: 9780857256416Subject(s): Human services | Safety education | Learning disables -- Safety educationLOC classification: HV40 | B813 2013
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Includes bibliographical references & indexes.
1. Health and safety in the work setting -- 2. Understanding and managing risk -- 3. Responding to accidents and sudden illness -- 4. Medication and health care tasks -- 5. Reducing the spread of infection -- 6. Food safety, nutrition and hydration -- 7. Safe moving and positioning -- 8. Handling hazardous substances and materials -- 9. Fire safety in the work setting -- 10. Security measures in the work setting -- 11. Managing stress.
This book explains how workers can contribute to the health and safety of the person they support. It covers responding to accidents and sudden illness, reducing the risk of infection, handling hazardous materials, fire safety and personal security, as well as involving the people you support in maintaining their own health and safety. This book puts the person with a learning disability at the centre of the support you give. It uses real life stories, activities and thinking points to cover all of the learning outcomes and is full of practical examples of how to apply the ideas to the support that you provide. This book will support your learning about health and safety for learning disability workers for the Common Induction Standards and the diploma units: Level 2 - Contribute to health and safety in health and social care; Level 3 - Promote and implement health and safety in health and social care If you are starting work with people with a learning disability and are undertaking your induction, studying for the level 2 or 3 diplomas in health and social care, or you want the right information to help your personal development, then Health and safety for learning disability workers is for you.
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