Handling of People Induction (theory and practice)

Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room), Paulsgrove Area Housing Office, 195 Allaway Avenue , Portsmouth
Course Tutors
Kim Davidson
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Target Audience
All Staff / Apprentices / Foster Carers / PCC Staff / Social Workers - Children / Social Workers - Adults / Volunteers
target audience
Course Types
Workshop, Course
Course categories
Group 2 Statutory & Mandatory Training / SCAT-PP / Solent NHS
Health Safety and Wellbeing / Induction
Course description

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. 



Training objectives

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
You will:

  • Discuss manual handling scenarios relevant to your workplace

  • Receive demonstrations and be supervised practising manual handling techniques to assist clients with chair transfers, bed transfers and floor transfers that are relevant to your workplace

  • Explore the use of a range of equipment to assist with the above transfers

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session delegates will be able to :

  • Use the acronym TILE/LITE to undertake a manual handling risk assessment 

  • Distinguish between core, controversial and condemned handling techniques

  • Safely transfer someone from one seated position to another

  • Safely get someone off the floor

  • Safely reposition someone in bed




Additional Information

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.

Start Date
Thursday 27 January 2022
End Date
Thursday 27 January 2022
Closing Date
Tuesday 25 January 2022
09:30 - 16:30
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