Manual Handling & Safe People Moving
This one day course will cover all the necessary practical skills and theoretical knowledge to help ensure that the students perform their duties effectively and with great care. There are no prerequisites to enrol on this course, but please be aware that there are several physical tasks that will take place throughout the course. A pre-course questionnaire will be handed to all students.
• Manual Handling Standards • Legal/Professional Requirements • Posture, Spinal Mechanics & Function • Risk Assessments • Principles of Normal Human Movement • Management of Inanimate Loads • Moving Clients with Impaired Mobility • Unpredictable Occurrences • Problem Solving • Use of Equipment to aid with.. • Sitting, Standing & Walking • Bed Mobility • Lateral Transfers • Hoisting
The Manual Handling of People is an important task in any care related business. If done incorrectly, service users and staff are at a high risk of injury or even death. For this reason, moving and positioning of people training is a high priority for managers and external regulators.
• Written examination
• Practical assessment by tutor