Care Home Safety and Security Courses

Shield Associates offer comprehensive training and awareness for care home owners, managers, staff and support workers in safety and security in care home settings. 

Our courses are based on the Care Quality Commission (CQC) recommendations and identified best practice. It is supported by risk assessment and organisational management expertise applied to a care home setting from a policing and operational planning perspective.

Our Associates have proven national experience delivering training both within the UK and abroad. They have extensive knowledge of Safeguarding and compliance regulations.

One of our Associate trainers was recently awarded an MBE for services to vulnerable persons for their work in minimising risk and preventing harm within local communities.

Our courses are accredited through the CPD (Continuing Professional Development).

In support of our training we can provide a review of your existing physical security measures and offer a range of security products to support or enhance existing systems, from CCTV through to access control.







Our courses offer candidates awareness and understanding in relation to:

  • Management of risk in a care home setting
  • Identifying and understanding reputational risk
  • Common failures identified by the CQC
  • Effective responses to support a CQC inspection
  • How to develop and support an individual care plan
  • The importance of effective record keeping
  • Incident management
  • Supervision & support models
  • What is meant by defensible decision making 
  • Ensuring security and safety in a care home setting
  • Personal safety awareness, positive restraint protocols and use of force awareness
  • Customer service principles

Security Measures and Products 

  • Full security review and audit of premises
  • CCTV, door entry systems, access control and asset tagging.