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Course Title: Course Details:

Moving and Handling Update




  • A practiced based session involving demonstration by trainer and practice by course members

  • Revision of the principles of handling (see handout)

  • Revision of the relevant anatomy of movement

  • Warm up/conditioning exercises

  • Engaging the client in their moving, handling and care

  • Identify client specific frailties / sensory loss

  • Assess levels of assistance needed by client

  • Undertake client and environmental risk assessment identifying and practicing particular techniques

  • Assisting the client in a range of activities

  • Assisting the person to maintain independence / dignity

  • Facilitating mobility in line with the care plan

  • Harmonise care and movement to clients pace and preferences

  • Reporting and recording anything untoward

  • Practice techniques in line with client risk assessment

  • Discussion re: banned lifts including the drag lift

  • Hoisting – (this is a 2 person technique)

  • Use of rotunda

  • Use of stand aids

Who is the course aimed at?


All care staff


Cost and Duration:


3 Hours £25.00 Per person or £210.00 per course

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