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Protecting Lone Care Workers

With the majority of Care Workers operating on their own out in the community, employers have a responsibility for their wellbeing under the management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

Lone working in the care sector is subject to a number of risks. Shifts are often at unsociable hours, including late in the evening. In some circumstances there is potential for violence towards care staff, and the requirement to use manual handling equipment or manage medication also presents challenges.

CM2000’s innovative monitoring technology provides a number of options which:

  • offer day-to-day protection
  • provide reassurance that workers have arrived home safely after their shift
  • can summon help in emergency situations
  • ensure staff leave visits on time where Service User behaviour is known to be challenging.

Claire Braybrooke, MD of rural Shropshire Provider Oswestry Care, said “The alerts have been invaluable, and enabled me and my senior staff to sleep much easier at night”.

For further information, call us on 0121 308 3010 or email

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