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Fire Safety in Residential Care Homes


Divided into two sections, this video is ideal for induction training of general staff, providing them with an understanding of the fundamentals of care home fire safety. The second part is aimed at managers and senior staff who need to know their legal obligations in more detail. Additionally, there are two extra film clips giving in-depth information on carrying out and recording regular checks, and on evacuation strategies.

Key points

  • General hazard spotting
  • Action in the event of fire
  • Evacuation strategies
  • Fire fighting and fire safety equipment
  • Fire safety legislation
  • Fire safety roles and responsibilities within care premises
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Regular fire safety checks


33 minutes

Accompanying resources

  • TIP quiz
  • Care Home Checklist
  • Fire Risk Management in Residential Care Homes

Individual modules available to purchase:

  • Module 1: Induction (induction training and evacuation methods) - 14 minutes
  • Module 2: Management (management responsibilities and regular checks) - 14 minutes

Related titles for sale in the FPA shop

  • Fire Risk Management in Residential Care Homes (Book)
  • Care Home Checklist (Leaflet)
  • FPA TIP: Fire Safety in Residential Care Homes (Training pack)
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