Moving and Handling of People

This course ensures carers are looking after themselves and assisting their patients correctly to give them the best support possible when aiding their mobility. Candidates will learn essential moving and handling skills and knowledge of the mandatory rules, guidelines and legal musts, which need to be met.

Moving and Handling of People

Our Moving and Handling of People training course contains the necessary knowledge for all care workers. Reduce risks of injury to staff and patients when assisting with mobility.

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About Moving and Handling of People

This course ensures carers are looking after themselves and assisting their patients correctly to give them the best support possible when aiding their mobility. Candidates will learn essential moving and handling skills and knowledge of the mandatory rules, guidelines and legal musts, which need to be met.

About Moving and Handling of People

This course ensures carers are looking after themselves and assisting their patients correctly to give them the best support possible when aiding their mobility. Candidates will learn essential moving and handling skills and knowledge of the mandatory rules, guidelines and legal musts, which need to be met.

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How long will this course take?

This course is 3 hours and spread across 1 day.

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Who needs this training?

The course is suitable for anyone in the care sector. More specifically, for anyone that is directly involved in the safe moving and handling of people.

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What are the main points covered?

The course covers the duty of care, moving and handling assessments, the principles of safe handling and the human anatomy.

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How is it delivered?

Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.

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How do you get Certified?

This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 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.

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Moving and Handling of People Course Outline

  • Health and Safety at Work (1974).
  • Manual Handling Regulations (1999).
  • Duty of care.
  • Moving and handling assessments.
  • The principles of safer handling.
  • Company policies on handling people.
  • The human anatomy.
  • Poor and unsafe practice.
  • Practical assessment.
  • Using equipment for moving people.
  • The movement and transfer of people.

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Moving and Handling of People FAQs

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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.

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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.

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What will I learn from this course?

Learners will understand how to move and handle people in a way that reduces strain while providing greater comfort and dignity for the patient.

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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 prior to any handling related activity. It also discusses different kinds of equipment that can be used for the purposes of safely moving patients.

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