Moving and Handling People

90 min course

Course Description

Working in a health and social care setting often means you are spending a significant amount of your time moving and handling various individuals. Whether you’re using hoists or simply assisting an individual to move between their chair and their bed, it’s essential that you understand how to carry out manoeuvres safely and correctly.

Key objectives:

  • Identify the steps involved in carrying out people moving and handling manoeuvres safely and correctly.
  • Describe the laws and regulations surrounding the moving and handling of people and inanimate objects.
  • Recognise controversial and illegal methods in the moving and handling of people.
  • Analyse how poor moving and handling techniques can negatively affect an individual in various ways.

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