Courses

Lone Worker

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Lone Worker online Training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Lone Worker online training module:


1. Introduction to Lone Working: Provide an overview of what constitutes lone working in the healthcare sector and why it is important to have specific training for this scenario.
2. Legal and Regulatory Requirements: Explain the relevant legal and regulatory obligations that healthcare workers must adhere to when working alone, such as the Health and Safety at Work Act, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations.
3. Risk Assessment: Teach healthcare workers how to conduct a thorough risk assessment before starting a lone working shift, including identifying potential hazards, evaluating the level of risk, and implementing appropriate control measures.
4. Personal Safety Measures: Educate workers on personal safety strategies, such as maintaining situational awareness, effective communication, and recognizing warning signs of potential risks or violence. Provide guidance on conflict resolution techniques and personal protective equipment (PPE) usage, if applicable.
5. Emergency Response and Reporting: Train workers on how to respond to emergencies when working alone, including when to call for assistance, how to provide accurate and detailed incident reports, and how to access emergency services.
6. Health and Wellbeing: Discuss the importance of maintaining physical and mental wellbeing while working alone, including techniques for managing stress, fatigue, and isolation. Provide resources and support options available to healthcare workers.
7. Technology and Equipment: Familiarize workers with any specific technology or equipment that can enhance their safety, such as panic alarms, GPS tracking devices, or communication tools. Provide training on how to properly use and maintain these tools.
8. Practical Scenarios and Case Studies: Present real-life scenarios and case studies to help healthcare workers understand and apply the knowledge and skills learned throughout the training module. Encourage interactive learning through quizzes or simulations.
9. Policies and Procedures: Ensure workers are aware of the organization's policies and procedures relating to lone working, such as check-in protocols, reporting incidents, and escalation procedures.


The learning outcomes are:

1. Understand the concept of lone working in the healthcare sector and its importance for personal safety and wellbeing.
2. Identify and assess potential risks and hazards associated with lone working in healthcare settings.
3. Comply with relevant legal and regulatory requirements regarding lone working in the healthcare sector.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of personal safety measures and techniques to minimize risks while working alone.
5. Respond appropriately to emergencies and know how to access support and emergency services when working alone.
6. Maintain physical and mental wellbeing while working alone, including strategies to manage stress, fatigue, and isolation.
7. Utilize technology and equipment effectively to enhance personal safety and communication while working alone.
8. Understand and follow organizational policies and procedures related to lone working in healthcare settings.
9. Apply the knowledge and skills learned through practical scenarios and case studies to real-life situations.
10. Successfully complete the assessment and demonstrate comprehension of the training content.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Lone Worker online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email contact@trainhealthcare.com.
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

Requirements:
It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.