Moving and Handling of People

Course length

3 Hours

About the Course

By completing this training course it will enable you to go on and teach / train moving and handling of people to your staff.
All carers and healthcare professionals who are expected to lift and handle people would benefit from the moving and handling of people course, which will teach them to correctly handle and move people in a safe and effective manner whilst reducing any associated risks. Please note that attendees are advised to complete the principles of moving & handling or equivalent course, which serves as an introduction to moving and handling objects, prior to enrolment.

Course Outcomes

Risk assessment
The basic principles of handling persons in the care environment
Assisting persons with limited mobility
Assisting persons in chairs
Assisting persons in beds
Utilising handling aids