Moving People Safely: Refresher Overview:
Promoting positive moving and handling practice for those who assist in the moving and handling of people is one of the primary training areas for those environments that it effects. Muscular-skeletal injury is still one of the biggest causes of workplace ill health and those staff that are moving people are statistically at greater risk.
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The course is delivered over 3 hours
Our group training is offered for 3-12 attendees per trainer
What is covered:
The course is a mix of theory and practical learning ensuring staff are up to date with best practices and uses of various equipment.
“All of our training courses are framed around person centred care principles, to promote confidence and competence in the staff team to best support those they work with. Our aim is to not only pass on subject knowledge but positively promote application of the training on a day to day basis by making our training enjoyable and engaging, relevant, memorable and applicable.” Able Training Awards Statement
Who is the course for?
This refresher course is ideal for those staff that have undergone previous training or have on the job experience but are needing to update or refresh their moving people skills.
What will you achieve?
- To define manual handling and its potential risks
- To inform staff of manual handling legislation
- Understand the nature of muscular skeletal injuries
- Inform staff on how to perform a risk assessment when moving people or objects
- Demonstrate good manual handling technique
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