Trusted Assessor Level 2

To enable staff to recognise a need, using a basic assessment measure for and prescribe equipment and minor adaptations to a specified level, in accordance with Local Boroughs’ criteria.

The range of equipment includes:

  • Chair and bed raisers
  • Bath boards, seats,
  • Stair rails, rails for toileting, raised toilet seats and frames
  • Grab rails
  • Perching stools and small household items.

Aimed at:

  • Handymen
  • Delivery drivers
  • Housing assistants
  • Social workers
  • Technicians
  • Surveyors

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand how daily living equipment can assist people with functional difficulties to live independently
  2. Understand safety and risk factors with the prescription of basic equipment.
  3. Be able to measure for and fit and basic equipment.
  4. Be able to review equipment and adjust as required.
  5. Be able to demonstrate use of basic equipment to the service user
  6. Know when to refer service users to other services
  7. Understand the role of the Trusted Assessor at level 2.

Once you have completed the Trusted Assessor Training you will have an accredited award at level 2, this is accredited by the OCN London.

You will also be automatically registered with the DLF Trusted Assessor registration scheme, you will have access to online information and support to help you in your new role and will receive updates to know when you need to refresh your skills.