Safeguarding Fire Awareness with the London Fire Brigade

Date & Time:

Monday 7 February 2022 (10:00 - 12:00)




Target Group

This course is targeted to anyone who has a caring responsibility or interaction with those who need care at home or in sheltered housing (Care providers or social workers etc.)

Staff Groups A, B, C, D, and E as per the Bournemouth University National Mental Capacity Act Competency Framework. 
Level 2 staff and above (ref: NHS Intercollegiate document 2018 - Adult Safeguarding: Roles and Competencies For Healthcare Staff):


The aims of this session is:

  • To provide participants with the fire service’s role in community safety and Sutton
    Multi agency partnerships
  • To raise awareness of the characteristics and behaviours that increase fire risk for
    vulnerable people, and the actions Carers can take to reduce that risk

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Know the fire service’s role in community safety
  • Be familiar with the Sutton Multi-agency partnership and their role within it
  • Provide fire safety awareness to those with caring responsibilities
  • Recognise individuals who are at high risk of having a fire
  • Describe what to do in the event of a fire
  • Identify the key high risk factors
  • Know what actions to take and control measures that can be applied to reduce fire
  • Know how to apply the LFB’s risk referral matrix
  • Know the significant risks associated with hoarding in the home
  • What LFB advice and guidance is available via the LFB’s website

Places Available:


Further Information:


London Fire Brigade – Local Station Commander and Community Safety Officer

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