Lone Working eLearning course

Lone workers are people who work by themselves without close or direct supervision. There are often situations where people are working alone. This training course is recommended for domiciliary care workers but the content is also relevant for other people, for example, who work in a team or a residential home, as there will always be situations where you are lone working.

This online training course provides information for both employees and employers about lone working in health and social care work environments.

  • What is lone working?
  • Awareness of the legislation
  • What problems can affect lone workers?
  • How must employers control lone working risks?
  • How can employees control lone working risks?
  • Why is understanding lone working so important?
  • Supervision and performance monitoring
  • Getting more information and useful resources
This online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about lone working.
This course will take 30 minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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Lone Working eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Lone Working course

At the end of this training course you will be able to:

  • Describe what lone working is
  • Have an awareness of the legislation
  • Understand the problems that can affect lone workers
  • Know how employers should control risks for lone workers
  • Explain how to control lone working risks
  • Understand why there are risks attached to lone working
  • Know why supervision and performance monitoring is important
  • Know where to get further information and support

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I found some of the questions very interesting, covered topics that have never been discussed before in training. They made me think and question myself, excellent course.

As a leading eLearning platform provider, Grey Matter Learning recognises the importance of accessibility in learning. We are proud to have integrated Recite, an innovative tool that enables learners to access eLearning content more easily, regardless of their abilities. With Recite, learners can benefit from text-to-speech in over 65 languages, colour contrast adjustments, and translation of over 100 languages, to enhance their learning experience.

These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.