People Movers Course

Overview

This course is designed to help delegates identify and understand the risks of moving patients or elderly residents, as well as teaching them the best ways to move people safely. This programme will help delegates to recognise where lifting and moving could be hazardous and it will show them the correct steps to lift and move safely. This health and safety training for moving people ultimately aims to reduce the chance of delegates causing injury when moving service users in their care.

Each delegate will receive a course workbook. This includes key information notes from the course and activities to complete throughout the session. These workbooks can be taken away by the delegates at the end of the session to use as reference.


Course Content

The areas covered by this training:

  • Manual Handling (The Legal Aspects)
  • The Body & What can go wrong during Manual Handling
  • Principles of Safe Moving & Handling
  • In House Policy & Assessments
  • Practical Training Session

 

The practical training session covers the following:

  • Individual from the floor
  • Individual from chair to chair / toilet / commode
  • Individual movement in bed
  • Individual wheelchair to chair
  • Individual bathroom requirements
  • Individual general mobility
  • Use of Hoist

 

  • Target Audience – All Staff
  • Training Course Duration – (8 hours) Full Day
  • Certification – Upon successful completion of the session questionnaire and practical elements
  • No. of Participants – 12 maximum

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