Moving and Handling (Half Day)
Duration Half Day
The course aims to introduce delegates to the principles and practices of moving and
transferring of clients. The session focuses on the theory and legislation of moving
and handling and the safe use of the hoist, slide sheets, transfer belt, mobility board and other equipment involving moving and transferring of clients. Please note that there are no practical sessions for this virtual course.
Refreshment of this qualification is recommended annually.
This course aims to provide the delegates with an enhanced understanding of: Employee and employer responsibilities in relation to current legislation and regulations The basic structure of the spine Basic manoeuvres and transfers Use of moving and handling equipment Risk assessment
Methods of Delivery
The trainer uses a variety of PowerPoint presentation, flipchart work, discussion and group
work to ensure that all the course objectives are met.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- The importance of Moving & Handling
- Legislation and responsibilities
- Basic anatomy of the spine
- Safer Principles and unsafe techniques
- Team commands and risk assessment
This course is suitable for individuals who work within the social care sector and have the responsibility of and are involved in moving and handling.
There are no pre-training requirements for this course.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.
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