This course is to help ensure that you have the necessary knowledge to help stop or prevent potential harm or abuse occurring within any of the Turning Point Scotland services you work in.
The purpose of this course is to enhance your understanding and awareness of the key changes to data protection legislation that have come about with the introduction of GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 that came into affect 25th May 2018.
Please note this course is currently being updated, the updated course will be available soon.
This course explores why its important we understand what our responsibilities are under the law and what we need to do to be as inclusive as possible.
Turning Point Scotland provide a wide range of services in different environments to people with varying needs. Therefore it is important that you know the content of the service's fire risk assessment, emergency evacuation plan and any other procedure that is specific to your place of work.
This course aims to support you to identify risks to your own and others health and safety while you are lone working. It will also help you improve decision making in every day situations so you are better equipped to make informed choices and therefore take action that minimises risk.
This course provides some basic guidance on the handling of medications and to act as a foundation for your practice in ordering, storing and administering medication within Turning Point Scotland services.
This course aims to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries that can be caused by poor manual handling in the workplace. The course will make clear the knowledge and skills that are required to enable you to carry out your job in a safe and effective manner, whilst complying with current legislation.