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Unit three health, safety and security in health and social care assignment three
Faith Kendrick ccc140000674

In this piece of work I will be doing a risk assessment of a group of older adult’s visiting the walking centre. There are four older adults between the ages 70-80. Some of them have bad joints and cannot walk at a fast pace and between them one has hearing problems and one has sight problems. They are visiting the walking centre so they are aware of where to go if they ever need to use it and know how to get there.

Activity | Hazard | Person affected | Risk ( severity x likelihood) | Control measures | Additional action required |
Walking to the walking centre Well walking around the centre | Crossing the road Service user likely to have health problemsThe service user have poor mobilityWondering off out getting lost Falling down steps.Picking lunch form the inside canteen Needing to use the toilets Blood testing rooms | All services users | 5x23x23x24x22x22x23x25x2 | Ensure that all service users cross at deigned crossing areas such as zebra crossing and where they can press a button to tell them where to cross There should be a trained first aider and a first aid kid with them at all time and a phone to phone for help Wheel chair should be available for useService users are to stay with careers at all times for safety reasons and so there is no chance of them getting lost Ramps and paths should always be used if available and stairs only used if no other choice The service users are to wash their hands before and after eating to ensure bacteria is not spread Risk of infection so all hands must be washed. Also service users that don’t need toilet wait in waiting room so they do not become lost or in way Service users are not to enter rooms unless under super version and room fit for entry | Medical records are to be assess…...

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