Moving and Positioning of People

Course Overview

This course is taught in line with the Manual Handling Operation Regulations, 1998 and Back Care Handling of People, Version 6 and will provide you with an understanding of techniques to safely and effectively move and reposition people

Delivery Method

Classroom based training only

Target Audience

It is practical based course and is suitable for all staff that are involved in supporting individuals to move and reposition

Course Aims and Objectives

To apply the legislation surrounding the moving and postioning of people
An introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the spine
To understand and perform appropriate risk assessments when moving and postioning of people
To apply the principles of safe back care
To demonstrate the safe and effective techniques for moving and positioning people relating to your own work setting including:
the safe use of mechanical patient hoists and related sling application
the safe use of slide sheets
the sit to stand transfer

Book a Course

To book a course please use the form below or call 0330 133 4195.