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Fire Safety in Your Client’s Home

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Most house fires are preventable. In order to prevent harm, serious injury or death from fire, healthcare staff must be able to identify and address fire hazards or risks in clients’ homes. Clients should also be educated on how to minimise fire hazards and respond to an emergency situation.

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Most house fires are preventable. Do you know how to stay safe while caring for clients in their homes? In order to prevent harm, serious injury or death from fire, healthcare staff must be able to identify and address fire hazards or risks in clients’ homes. Furthermore, clients should be adequately educated on how to minimise fire hazards and respond to an emergency situation.

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Gaylene
15 Nov 2021
Being aware of fire safety is beneficial for times of danger or preventing situations that can possibly lead to hazards in the home or workplace
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Dione Henshall
21 Oct 2021
Good
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Mervyn McAllister
10 Sep 2020
Very informative information and practical tips for the home to keep people safe
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Lindy Paynter
10 Sep 2021
Very informative, easy to read and comprehend.
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Andrea Soucelier
15 Sep 2021
great learning resource
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Neethu Anil
28 Jan 2022
This course was good
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Meredith McArthur
08 Sep 2020
well presented. Easy to read and understand.
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Terr smith
12 Sep 2020
good reflection exercise
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Kathleen Loh
02 Nov 2021
It is good to reinforce prior learning as somethings may or may not change.
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Lisa Rogers-Boyes
09 Apr 2021
reinforcing the danger of fire.
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