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

Your Trainer’s Knowledge and Expertise

Designed and deployed by Angela Hinton MCSP HPC, a Chartered Physiotherapist, specialist in musculoskeletal injuries and rehabilitation, and trusted provider of workplace health and safety training, Fit4Work’s patient moving and handling courses provide a truly superior learning experience.

patient moving and handling courses

Spanning far beyond the typical textbook positions and teachings, Fit4Work patient moving and handling courses have been designed to

help learners benefit from not only Angela’s knowledge and experience in safe and controversial handling techniques, but her extensive understanding of the human body and the ways in which musculoskeletal injuries can be caused, avoided, and treated.

Including safely modified techniques, to help safely account for potential injuries experienced by both the patient and care professional (which standard techniques may not be appropriate for), Fit4Work courses truly offer the upper hand.

Fit4Work possibly provide “the” most in-depth and comprehensive patient moving & handling training available.

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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