Following the 2017 Suffolk Care Conference we are delighted to have established a valuable link with Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Please find below files which contain vital information and guidance for providers relating to fire prevention in the health and social care sectors and information on training and support available.

This information has been made available by Phil Geeson, Station Commander Prevention Delivery,  Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service whose contact details can be found at the bottom on this page.  Please do feel free to contact Phil if you have any specific enquiries relating to your service and fire prevention.  We will be liaising closely with Phil throughout the year and will provide quarterly updates or alerts to the sector as they arise.

A copy of the presentation by Phil at this year’s conference can be downloaded through the 2017 Suffolk Care Conference web page on this site.


Guidance on Choosing a Fire Risk Assessor – download by clicking on the following link:

Caring for people who use paraffin-based creams, airflow or oxygen equipment

Emollients and Smoking

Fire Safety Checklist for Carers SFRS

Fire safety in specialist housing


Person Centred FRA Guide

TSA On Line Learning link –



Phil Geeson GIFireE


Station Commander Prevention Delivery  | 07920 183544


Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

Fire and Public Safety Directorate

Suffolk County Council

Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX