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Course Title: Course Details:

Trainers Course in

Moving and Handling

 

Content:

 

  • Describe the protocol for inviting trainees to attend moving and positioning training session, footwear, clothing, pre-existing injury, pregnancy and caution ground rules

  • Undertake a warm-up conditioning session practice L shaped base, soften knees, natural back, keep weight close in

  • Discuss the ergonomics of movement and posture both carer and client

  • Discuss key pieces of legislation governing the training of carers to move and position individuals, responsibilities of owner, manager, trainer and carer

  • Discuss the agreed practices of the employer when moving and positioning individuals

  • Describe the physical assessment of carers to carry out care tasks

  • Demonstrate the process of engaging carers in their moving and positioning training

  • Describe the importance of establishing limits and boundaries of carers roles / responsibilities, where and how to seek guidance and support

  • Demonstrate and practice how to prepare the individual to stand, warm up exercises

  • Demonstrate and practice how to assist the individual to move forward and sit forward in the chair

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to assist the individual in preparation for standing

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to assist the individual to stand

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to safely assess and assist the individual when standing

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to assist the individual to negotiate an environment safely

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to assist the individual to sit in a chair

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to assist the individual to position and reposition in the chair

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to assist the individual to get in to bed

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to assist the individual move across the bed

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to assist the individual to change position in bed laying, sitting, turning in bed

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to assist the individual to achieve comfort in bed

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to assist the individual to move up and out of bed

  • Demonstrate and practice techniques to assist the individual using a hoist

  • Discuss the training of carers in the avoidance of banned lifts

  • Discuss the recording of carers achievement of competence in the training room and clinical practice


Who is the course aimed at?

 

Trained staff with teaching responsibilities within their organisation

 

Cost and Duration:

 

Valid for 12 months. It is run over 4 days at £380.00 per person and a 2 day refresher is available at £210.00 per person.

 
 
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