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Basic Patient Moving & Handling Training

Course Date: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Course Leader: Alison Brewer

Duration of Course: 2 hours

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Price: £48.00 per Delegate

This course is aimed at staff who will only need to carry out minimal amount of Moving and Handling of people and will include theoretical aspects as well as practical participation of Manual Handling tasks.

 

Objectives/Aims of Course

By the end of the course, attendees will have an understanding of theoretical aspects as well as practical Manual Handling tasks, such as sit to stand transfers and emergency handling situations.

Course Programme

  • Power point presentation of theoretical aspects of Moving and Handling
  • Legislation, roles and responsibilities around Manual Handling, including recognising poor practice.
  • The bariatric patient
  • Risk Assessment of handling situations
  • Safe physical principles of handling
  • Moving inanimate loads
  • Practical skills in standing transfers and mobilising patient
  • Patient falls
  • Emergency handling

Course Deliverables

This course will provide a certificate of Training for Basic Patient Moving and Handling Training

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This course is aimed at staff who will only need to carry out minimal amount of Moving and Handling of people.

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