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Equipment Awareness - Social Care

Course Aims

  • To introduce and develop person-centred assessment skills
  • To enable learners to identify where low-level equipment may help to support service users, and/ or where it may be appropriate to signpost to other services
  • To raise awareness of a basic range of low-level equipment
  • To raise awareness of risk factors and how these can be managed


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of a structured assessment process
  • Understand risk factors and how these can be managed
  • Understand how low-level equipment can support individuals to manage daily living activities


Course Content

  • Learners will look at a range of low-level social care equipment (toilet, bath/shower, kitchen etc)
  • Learners will explore the assessment process, including suitability of equipment for the individual, suitability for the task, environmental factors and technical specifications
  • Learners will consider how to identify and manage Risk Factors in use of equipment, and reflect on the possible impacts of their intervention


Practical demonstrations of low-level equipment to support:

  • Using the toilet
  • Bathing / showering
  • Getting in and out of bed 
  • Kitchen


Equipment Awareness - Social Care (Half Day)

£30.00 per person + VAT

Course Code QEL310

Quality Endorsed by Open College Network West Midlands


01743 250 820

01743 250 826



This course is held at our Training suite at The Lantern in Shrewsbury at a date to suite you. The building has onsite parking and cafe facilities.

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