About Moving and Handling of People Train the Trainer
This course covers the different legislations that should be kept in mind when moving and handling of people, as well as understanding your own company policy. This course also provides the train the trainer element, where you will be ready to train your own staff in the future.
How long will this course take?
The course is spread across 2 days of training.
Who needs this training?
This course follows CQC recommendations to those in the care sector that are involved in the safe moving and handling of people.
What are the main points covered?
Candidates learn the aspects of training their team and their company’s policy for moving and handling. Candidates will also learn the best ways to teach their team Moving and Handling and the best ways to give and receive feedback.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 6 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 6 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Moving and Handling of People Train the Trainer Course Outline
- An explanation and understanding of what ‘Moving and Handling’ means.
- Legislation: 197 Health and Safety at Work Act, 1992 Manual Handling Operations Regulation, 1998 PUWER and LOLER, 1999 MHSAW, 2004 Care Act
- Understanding your company policy for moving and handling.
- Accidents and injuries within the workplace.
- Risk assessments + identifying and preventing incidents.
- Management responsibilities.
- Practical workshops involving the use of specialist equipment.
- Train the Trainer Elements
Moving and Handling of People Train the Trainer FAQs
What is moving and handling of people?
The term Moving and Handling of People refers to a set of practices and guidelines regarding the safe manual transport of patients by carers while on duty.
Who is this training for?
The training is for all delegates working within the healthcare sector that have direct interaction with patients who may have mobility issues. As part of the train the trainer element, it would be beneficial for managers or supervisors to then teach their own team in the future.
Why is it important to have the training to handle and move people?
The training is important because if not followed properly and the moving and handling of people isn’t done safely, it can cause serious injury to service users as well as staff.
Does the course concentrate only on the physical activity of lifting patients?
The course explains safe lifting techniques as well as how to conduct risk assessments before any handling related activity. It also discusses different kinds of equipment that can be used to safely move patients.