Healthcare Moving & Handling
Course duration: 1 day
Our moving and handling course is designed for healthcare workers of all levels who are often involved in moving and manually lifting people. The course will give learners an understanding of the risks and requirements related to manual handling. Healthcare workers are required to have knowledge of safe moving and handling when moving adults and children. This will ensure that workers are aware of the correct procedures for moving adults and children without causing injury to themselves or the person they are working with.
Course content – Trainers will learn how to use the hoist and other aids which may include moving and handling of patients. The course also includes interactive modules which consist of;
– Introduction and legislation
– risk assessment
– manual handling techniques
– identifying, reducing and controlling risk
On Successful completion of the course – trainers will sit an online assessment that requires a pass mark of % 80. Trainers are allowed to repeat assessment as often as required until they achieve the pass mark.