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Moving & Handling of People Refresher

Course Aims

  • To update learners' knowledge, skills and practice in assistive handling with the opportunity to use a range of handling equipment
  • To update learners understanding of legal duties and responsibilities
  • To update learners understanding of risk factors associated with moving and handing of people
  • To update learners understanding of the Principles of Effective Movement

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • Describe risk factors and demonstrate the Principles of Effective Movement
  • Demonstrate a range of handling methods to support clients
  • Demonstrate safe use of a range of handling equipment

 

Course Content

  • Adopting a person-centred approach to consider psycho-social impacts of assistive handling and positioning
  • Types and consequences of injury
  • Principles of effective movement
  • Legislation (responsibilities and duties) and risk assessment

 

Practical demonstrations and practice including:

  • Range of practical handling methods
  • Using minimally assistive handling methods
  • Safe use of handling aids and equipment
  • Range of transfer and problem solving

 

Moving and Handling of People Refresher (Half Day)

£55.00 per person + VAT

Recommended Refresher date 2 years

Course Code MHREF

Contact

01743 250 820

01743 250 826

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Venue

This course is held at our Training suite at the Lantern in Shrewsbury. The building has onsite parking and cafe facilities.