This client risk assessment is to be completed by managers or seniors when inside the client's home.
Date Format: DD dash MM dash YYYY
Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
To be used as a unique identifier for the client - will be listed in their careplan.
IE: Keypad or does the client let the carers in?
For example - steep steps to climb before gaining access. If none state no potential hazards.
1. Fire Safety/Risk Assessment
either unable to walk or difficulty in walking for example in a wheelchair or requires a hoist for moving and handling.
Such as a hearing or sight issue or suffers from a form of dementia.
either check or ask the client if they have a working smoke alarm fitted.
Detail above if there is any evidence or
History of fires
Client not careful with smoking materials
Scorch marks on bedding, clothing and/or carpets
Client Leaving cooking unattended
Large quantities of loose papers/stored/hoarded items in rooms
Use of candles unguarded/close to combustible materials.
2. Internal risk assessment
Detail the internal areas for example Hallways /Passageways, Rooms within the home where care is delivered.
Where are the potential hazards such as obstruction/Mats/Tripping etc..
Where is there potential risk for example Upstairs carpet,etc..
who is the potential risk to for example is it the Care Staff/Client or both.