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Patient Handling

This comprehensive 1 day programme is designed to train participants how assist patients / people to move in a hospital, nursing home or home care setting.
Up to date techniques are thought to ensure it is safe for the carer and client.

Who should attend:

All staff engaged in lifting and handling patients during their working day

Course Programme:

  • Legislation
  • Structure of the spine & injury to the spine
  • Fitness & Flexibility
  • Ergonomics
  • Workplace Assessment
  • Principles of moving & handling
  • Practical Session 1: Moving & Handling Inanimate Objects
  • Practical Session 2: Moving & Handling Patients / People

This 1 day patient handling course will be delivered at your premises using your equipment at a time to suit your schedule

Course Manual:

This course comes with a comprehensive manual, which proves an excellent source of reference after completion of course.

Training Methodology:

Classroom based course, which is highly interactive and uses practical exercises and simulated case studies to reinforce understanding and learning.

Duration: 1 Day
Participation: 10 max

For more information on Patient Handling contact Carraig Safety Consultants
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