Manual Handling of People

Minimum of 5 hours

This is a practical course and attendees will be expected to demonstrate their competence in the moving techniques outlined below

Aim: To provide instruction in the principles of Safer People Handling techniques and explain the legislative and physiological factors affecting Manual Handling Operations

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the role of relevant legislation and guidelines relating to safe moving and handling
  • Describe how the musculoskeletal system can be used effectively to reduce the risk of injury and contribute to efficient moving and handling
  • Explain safer handling principles and techniques
  • State how they will safely and effectively solve moving and handling problems in their workplace
  • Describe the factors affected by Regulation 13
  • Explain the importance of keeping & up-dating patient care plans
  • Complete a case study care plan with group discussion
  • Demonstrate the following patient handling manoeuvres using one or two carers
    • Sit to stand
    • Seat to seat
    • Laying to seated
    • Bed to bed

Hoist training may be available on your premises — please call to discuss

Course Cost:

On our premises: £95 per person + VAT

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