20. May 2020 - 8:30
29 West St
United KingdomCarrickfergus29 West Street

Moving and handling patients, 29 West St, Wednesday, 20. May 2020

This course is designed to equip candidates with the essential knowledge and skills to assess and reduce risks when handling people.

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

 NHS staff

 Healthcare workers

 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.




Wednesday, 20. May 2020, 29 West St, Moving and handling patients

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