Explain ways to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment:
I feel that it is important to create a learning environment in which all care workers will feel safe and relaxed in, this will enable them to be able to concentrate on what I would be traing them in. Some care workers that come into a training room will come with a negative mind, as they may not want to be there. As they will be thinking that as they were coming in on training that this would be like a school classroom. So I would want them to feel relaxed in, so what I would need to ensure is that the room is at a comfortable temperature, as with a room full of care workers this could get very hot. So I would need to check that the room has ventilation, windows that can be opened, if it does not have any air conditioning, especially if the temperature was hot outside. This would also be if the temperature was very cold outside. I would need to make sure that it is warm in the room, but again not to warm. Would need to make sure that there are facilities for the care workers to have access to water or any tea/coffee facilities along with toilets within access to the training room.
I will need to check with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. Also the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992
As these regulations are concerned with the working environment. They place a duty on employers to make sure that the workplace is safe and suitable for the tasks being carried out there, and that it does not present risks to employees and others. The regulations cover all aspects of the working environment, including the maintenance of the workplace, equipment, devices and systems, ventilation, temperature in indoor workplaces, lighting, the room dimensions and space as will have a risk assessment to how many care workers that would be able to go into the training room, work stations and seating.
When I go into the different training room within the company they have all been...