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Food Safety in Health and Social Care

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Course Description

This module looks at food safety skills that are important to ensure that nobody gets unnecessarily ill. Also why food safety is important and how it can prevent illness, as well as what actions can be taken to ensure safe practice.

This courses will help learners ensure that every precaution is taken when handling food for those receiving care.

Food safety and hygiene is often a consideration in care homes and ultimately anywhere where people are being served food. As a result, it’s usually seen as mandatory for care staff to undergo at least basic training in this subject, to make sure that safe food is being eaten.

Lesson Plan
The learning outcomes for this module are as follows:

  • Understand why food safety and hygiene is important
  • Identify common food hazards
  • Describe safe food handling practices when handling, preparing, storing and disposing of food.

Accreditation
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Duration
Approximately 45 minutes – 60 minutes. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material.

Target Audience
The course has been designed to be suitable for anyone working in Health and Social Care environment. This includes care home staff, hospital staff, residential care assistant, patient care workers, nursing care assistants.

Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course

£20.00 + VAT

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