People Moving and Handling Train the Trainer

The Health and Safety Group Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Deliver your own People Moving and Handling Training! This course will equip you with everything you need to devlier your own expert People Moving and Handling Training to your staff.

Delegate Requirements

  • A relevant healthcare qualification, e.g. nurse, health worker, care assistant
  • A prior practical understanding of people moving
  • Experience in working in a healthcare/social care setting
  • The physical capability of practical people moving and handling
  • A keen interest in patient or resident care

Course Objectives

To teach trainers how to influence trainees to:

  • Move and handle people in a way that requires the least amount of effort
  • Move and handle people in a way that provides greater comfort and dignity to the patient or resident
  • Understand manual handling legislation as it applies to Healthcare
  • Gain a better understanding of spinal mechanics
  • How to look after their own back and that of patients / residents
  • How to conduct a personal risk assessment for patients / residents
  • How to safely move people with and without the use of specialist equipment

Course Content

  • Learning Objectives and Teaching Methods
  • Manual Handling Law and ACOPS Guidance
  • Your Trainers Training Pack
  • The Manual Handling and People Moving Powerpoint
  • Practical Sessions and Assessments in People Moving
  • Manual Handling Responsibilities
  • Anatomy of the Spine and Types of Injuries
  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • Safe Lifting Techniques - L.I.T.E
  • Lifting Objects
  • Key Elements of People Moving
  • Risks and Controls related to People Moving
  • People Moving - Risk Assessments/ Personal Plan
  • People Moving Equipment
  • People Moving - Controversial Techniques
  • People Moving - Good Techniques

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