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
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Musculoskeletal System
- 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
||Certificate Issued to Each Participant
|Certificate Valid For:
||€100 per person
|From €65 per person
||Contact us for a quote for both in-house and on-site training
Training Provided Nationwide – We look forward to hearing from you to discuss your training needs.