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Moving and Handling Training

Moving and Handling of People Training

Hoist-Ds9265305-330pxWKnowing how to move and handling people safely (often called moving and positioning) is essential for both the healthcare worker and those in their care. Proper training can help guard against musculo-skeletal injuries so often sustained by care workers and nurses. Careful moving and handling also benefits the client by reducing the risk of discomfort or additional injury.

What’s Included

  • Tea / coffee and biscuits
  • All work and exercise sheets
  • Certification on completion of the course
Duration: Half-day course (3 hours)
Location: The Unity Training Suite, 1 The Avenue, Eastbourne, East Sussex
Frequency: Unity recommends annual updates for healthcare workers

Who Should Attend the Moving and Handling Course?

This course is suitable for both employers and employees and anyone working in the health and social care sector. This includes nursing and care home staff and home care workers. It is also particularly useful for family carers and voluntary workers who have no lifting and positioning experience.

Moving and Handling Training – Course Content

  • Prevention of injuries
  • Spinal awareness
  • Musculo-skeletal injuries
  • Principles of safe handling
  • Legislation
  • Risk assessment
  • Moving a person

For forthcoming dates and availability or general enquiries about moving and handling training, contact Unity Training by or by phone on 0333 101 0056 * or visit our Forthcoming Courses page.

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