Patient Moving & Handling

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The Patient Moving & Handling training course can be completed in a day and is run in conjunction with our Manual Handling Course.  It covers a range of topics in order to give the learner confidence to risk assess Patient Moving & Manual Handling tasks and perform said tasks within their workplace.

This course is intended for people who wish to receive the theory and practical skills required for correct Patient Moving & Handling

Healthcare workers and Carers are involved in moving and handling patients on a daily basis and can be easily injured if the correct equipment/method is not used to aid the moving and handling of patients.

This one-day programme is designed to train participants how to handle and move patients with the use of certain equipment and also recommend the best methods /techniques in a manner, which is safe for themselves and their patients.

Patient Moving and Handling Training is extremely useful in reducing the risk of injury to both carers and patients.

Course Content/Topics Covered

  • Legislation
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Ergonomics
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Flexibility
  • Ergonomics & Risk Assessment
  • Principles of Lifting
  • Sitting Patient up in Bed
  • Turning patient in bed using sliding sheets
  • Moving patient up the bed using sliding sheets
  • Sitting Patient to edge of a bed
  • Standing patient
  • Transferring patient from bed to chair
  • Hazard Identification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Practical : Lifting, Moving, Carrying, Push and Pull
  • Mechanical Aids including wheelchair Push & Pull
  • Demonstration of Hoist
Duration: 1 Day
Certificate: Certificate Issued to Each Participant
Certificate Valid For: 2 years
Course Cost: €100 per person
Group Discounts
From €65 per person
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Patient Moving & Handling

Cost: €100

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