Patient Moving and Handling Training Course – Overview

patient moving and handling coursesFit4Work’s interactive in-house Patient Moving and Handling Training Courses are designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and understanding of the techniques used to safely move people to prevent injury to themselves and the person being moved. It also covers the legal requirements regarding the handling of people as a profession.

If you’re considering a career involving patient care and the physical moving of people, you will be required by law to have attended a Patient Moving & Handling training course.

Fit4Work can provide in-house Patient Moving and Handling Training Courses at a time and location convenient for you.

Who is the Patient Moving and Handling Course aimed at?

Fit4Work’s Patient Moving and Handling Courses are suitable for professionals who are responsible for the moving and handling of people in hospitals, care homes, day centres, patients’ own homes and the wider community.

The course is also suitable for professionals working for nursing and healthcare agencies.

The Patient Moving and Handling Course: Content

This is a highly practical day course tailored to the needs of the delegates attending. The course covers:

  • Risk assessments
  • Moving & Handling legislation and legal responsibilities
  • Anatomy of the spine: how and why injuries occur
  • Postures to avoid
  • Demonstration and practise of various handling techniques
  • Correct use of equipment

Patient Moving and Handling Course: Costs

We can deliver either a half day refresher course or a full day training course at your premises. Please get in touch for a quote. Prices depend on the length of course required, the number of delegates and the location of the training.

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