Moving & Handling of People

Half-Day Session
Theory & Practical 

Working within health and social care often involves moving, lifting, pushing and pulling people.  Our training highlights the risks of moving and handling.  It provides learners with the knowledge and skills required for safe moving and handling without causing injury to themselves or the person they are caring for. This includes the use of hoists and other moving and handling aids

This course is an interactive program that includes group discussion, trainer presentation, quizzes, videos and a chance for everyone to get involved.

Course Content:

  • Ergonomics
  • Banned lifts
  • Legislation
  • Risk assessments
  • Core principles
  • Positions and touch
  • Equipment
  • Managing a fall
  • Health & safety
  • RIDDOR
  • Wheelchair use
  • Sitting to standing
  • Slide sheets
  • Hoisting

£350 +vat

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