Complex Patient Moving and Handling Training (Bespoke)

Livewell Southwest Academy
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

This is a course for those expected to Move and Handle people as part of their work role. This course will include theoretical aspects as well as practical participation of Manual Handling tasks.

Objectives/Aims of Course

By the end of the course, attendees will have an understanding of theoretical aspects as well as practical Manual Handling tasks, using a variety of Manual Handling equipment.

Course Programme

  • Power point presentation of theoretical aspects of Moving and Handling
  • Legislation, roles and responsibilities around Manual Handling, including recognising poor practice
  • The bariatric patient
  • Risk Assessment of handling situations
  • Safe physical principles of handling
  • Moving inanimate loads
  • Practical skills in standing transfers and mobilising patient
  • Patient falls
  • Emergency handling
  • Using Manual Handling equipment
  • Repositioning of patients in the bed (using slide sheets) for pressure relief and end of life care
  • Use of hoisting equipment
  • Care of the bariatric patient

Course Deliverables

This course will provide a certificate of Training for Complex Patient Moving and Handling Training

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This course is aimed at staff who would be expected to Move and Handle people as part of their work role, or participate with others in the Moving and Handling when necessary.

Dates available on arrangement

Livewell Southwest Academy can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

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