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Risk Assessments

Good Practice & Legislation

Useful links

We've listed here various organisations which will have useful best practice information on this topic.

Health and Safety Executive

Risk assessment 

Risk management in care settings

Skills for Care

Socal Care Institute for Excellence


Here are some useful guidelines and information on health and safety.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service has put together a number of useful guides and support materials for care providers in terms of fire health and safety. Click on the following documents to access them: Fire Safety Checklist for Carers, Advice for Home Carer Professionals, NHS Fire Hazard, Person Centred FRA Guide, Using Paraffin-Based Creams Safely, Care Homes 7 Point Graphic.

Overview of health care regulation.

Care at night - a information sheet from Skills for Care

Health and safety in care homes booklet.

Health and Social Care (Safety and Quality) Act 2015 

An information sheet on continence care from Skills for Care and The Relatives and Residents Association

From Skills for Care and The Relatives and Residents Association, an information leaflet on emergencies.