Moving and Handling of Patients Training Course

MOVING AND HANDLING OF PEOPLE

Summary

Moving and Handling of People provides delegates with an understanding of industry standard safe practice to implement when lifting and moving people, so as to minimise the risk of injury to themselves or the patient. Training is designed for those in the care sector, whose working role requires them to undertake moving and handling activities, and the course can be tailored to suit the delegates’ workplace.

Content
• Course introduction.
• Duty of Care.
• Health and Safety at Work Act.
• Guidelines and regulations.
• Undertaking risk assessments.
• Safe handling technique.
• Why correct technique is important.
• Company policies.
• Anatomy of the human body.
• Bad practice and how to avoid it.
• Moving and handling equipment.
• Moving and transferring patients.
• Preventing injury from manual handling.

Delivery
This course is delivered over half a day (3 hours) and a certificate will be awarded upon successful completion.

Time and Location
You can have your training delivered whenever and wherever you would like. We have trainers located across the UK and, with over 300 centres, you can be sure to find a location nearby. This also makes us flexible with time, and we will work around your schedule, even if you need training on the weekends.

Contact Us
If you’re still unsure and have another question you’d like to ask, please call 0330 1345 909 for more information.