Moving and handling patients, 29 West St, Wednesday, 20. May 2020
About this Event
Is Moving and Handling training right for me?
You should consider this course if you work in a job that requires you to lift and move people on a regular basis, such as a care home role or a role working with the disabled.
As an employer, this course will help you to fulfil your legal obligation to provide training to all staff who are involved in the movement of people.
The course is especially suited to environments such as:
Residential and care home staff
Ambulance staff and paramedics
Home help and live in carers
What does the course cover?
By the end of this training, candidates will be able to:
Define the term moving and handling
Explain basic Spinal Anatomy
Understand Legislation in relation to moving and handling: L.O.L.E.R; P.U.W.E.R; M.H.O.R; RIDDOR
Enumerate Manual Handling Principles
Enumerate Pre-Procedural Considerations
Demonstrate some Moving and Handling Techniques
View bad /unsafe practices in moving and handling.
Explain how to Prevent and Manage Falls
Enumerate types of injuries associated with Moving and Handling (to staff and service users).
Duration: Half day
How am I assessed?
You will be taught in a very practical, hands-on manner and will be assessed as you go along to ensure you have the required level of understanding of each element.
Certification: Once you have successfully completed your training to the satisfaction of your instructor, you will be presented with a certificate which is valid for one years across a range of occupations.