This is a one day course including theory and practice
Who Should Attend?
New staff whose role directly or indirectly involves the handling of people should attend this course.
The aim of the course is to introduce you to a range of manual handling techniques from at best (independent with verbal prompting) to at worst (use of hoists) to facilitate chair, bed and floor transfers and the manual handling equipment that may be used during the transfers
By the end of the session delegates will be able to :
Please note, considering the practical element of the course, low-heeled shoes that support all of the foot and no tight clothing should be worn.
Managers should ensure that the staff they nominate are in a state of physical fitness commensurate with being able to undertake the practical elements of this course safely. If in doubt when nominating an individual or needing clarification about the state of physical fitness required undertaking the course safely, please discuss with the People Handling and Back Care Advisor prior to the course.
Please be aware that by making this booking and agreeing to the terms and conditions, you are confirming you have your managers authorisation to attend this training and are aware of the cancellation/non-attendance charges that apply.