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Risk Taking and Assessment for Service Users Tag

Risk Taking and Assessment for Service Users: How to keep your service users safe.   RISK TAKING AND ASSESSMENT POINTS COVERED INCLUDE: • Why risk assess? • Identifying hazards. • Who may be harmed, and how. • Evaluating risks. • Risk reduction. • Record keeping. Focus on: service users Service users are particularly vulnerable to risks due to disability and increased needs. Some people in your health services will have reduced ability to manage their own risks. This is why it is essential to carry out assessments in order to keep users safe. By identifying hazards that could cause harm, you will then be able to put actions in place to minimise these risks. Five steps to...