- Social Worker Personal Safety and Situational Awareness Training
- Personal Safety & Security Awareness for Men & Women in the Workplace
- Personal Safety and Security Awareness During Civil Unrest
- Personal Safety and Situational Awareness for Hospice Care Providers and Chaplains
- Travel Safety & Security Awareness Training
- Personal Safety for Case Managers, Home Health Caregivers and Hospice Caregivers
- Lone Worker Personal Safety and Situational Awareness Training Course
- Working from Home. Telecommuting. Home Safety Training
- REALTORS® and REO Brokers Personal Safety
- Personal Safety and Situational Awareness Training for Front Desk Professionals
- Personal Safety Training for Hospitality Industry Employees
- Student Safety:Women in High School & College
- Workplace Violence Prevention & Security Consulting
- Social Media Safety
- Student Safety.School Assembly Workshops
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Personal Safety for Case Managers, Home Health Caregivers and Hospice Caregivers
*Contact us about our module on: Personal Safety During Civil Unrest
This holistic training empowers case managers and home health caregivers, home health care workers and hospice care givers with practical strategies necessary to enhance their personal safety at the office, while working in the field and during activities of daily living. Home health caregivers and home healthcare workers face the same challenges of other lone workers.
Although challenges may arise while visiting with client at their homes, facilities or clinics, the reality is your field based staff may encounter a wide variety of other threats or problems traveling to and from members homes for which they also need to be prepared.
These could range from something as seemingly mundane as a breakdown on rural roads out of cell phone range, to attempted armed robbery or carjacking. Having a game plan tucked away in our back pocket for a variety of “What If” scenarios allows us be more proactive when there is very little time to think the problem through.
We refer to our holistic approach as the “Safety Mindset” the foundation of which is intuitive and actionable.
Onsite: 3 hours
Live Interactive Webinar: 90- 120 minutes
Executive Overview: This live 30 minute WebEx presentation relevant to your needs is offered at no charge so you may better evaluate if we will be a good fit for you.
Content Customized to best suit our Clients Needs. Customization included in pricing.
Audience: Case Managers, Home Health Caregivers, Social Workers
Topics Covered Include:
- General situational awareness as the foundation to personal safety
- Working from home. Safety & security reminders so we do not become complacent
- Intuition: A vital protective mechanism never to be ignored, deemed “silly” or “irrational”
- Understanding the victim selection process and presenting as a “hard” vs. “soft” target
- What is the OODA Loop and why is this so important to understand?
- Clinics / Medical Facilities: Access control, lighting and security considerations
- Exits, positioning during visits and the “Safe Room”
- Communication planning and distress phrases
- Protocol while visiting clients in higher risk/ rural locations
- Vehicle breakdowns in rural areas with no cell coverage?
- “Four at the Door” Best strategy when waiting at the client’s door
- Route planning, safe havens and medical consideration
- Road Rage. Four top causes and what to not do
- Vehicle- ramming attack. My play for this rare “What if?” scenario
- When visits with members/ clients become challenging
- Confronted by strangers. Are you a nurse or social worker? How will I respond?
- Armed robbery. What are the rules for eye contact?
- Attempted abduction. The primary and secondary locations
- Recognizing drug lab activity in the area
- Confronted by an aggressive dog?
- Introduction to de-escalation- Emotional intelligence, Active listening and Compassion.
- Team dynamic and de-escalation. (Example. Homeless shelter based staff)
- Confronted over racial, religious, gender presentation bias. How will I deal with this?
- Demonstration of force deflection techniques (Not available in webinar format)
- Conferences, travel and commuting safety
- Elevators, parking lots and isolated areas and transitional environments
- What should I have in my trunk, winter vs. summer?
- Working from home. Avoiding apathy and complacence
- The “Buddy System” Not ever convenient but always a good strategy!
“Four at the Door.” One of our Safety Mantras for Case Managers and Home Health Caregivers