Clinical Moving and Handling

Staff Development Courses

Paediatric First Aid Course Clinical Moving and Handling is a training course designed to comply with the Manual Handling Regulations 1992 for people in a care setting. The course is split into 2 parts, the first part is the theory while the second is totally practical and involves the use of hoists, slings, slide sheets and moving people correctly. This is a hands-on course and we recommend that unrestrictive, practical clothing is worn.

Subjects Covered

○ Workplace injuries
○ The body, spine and kinetics
○ Look after yourself (postures)
○ Causes of manual handling injuries
○ Looking after the spine (talk and demonstration with training aids)
○ Moving aids available (hoists, chairs, frames, slide systems)
○ Techniques of assisting to move safely
○ Practical work and DVD
○ Question and answer session to check understanding

Training Course Information

Maximum Delegates: 12
Assessment:  Ongoing assessment is carried out by the trainer throughout the course.
Prerequisite: None

Course Popular With

This training course is popular with the local authority, adult health and social care, care homes and workers in the voluntary and community sectors.
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