Moving and Assisting People

Course Information

Provides employees with a good understanding how to protect themselves and service users whilst assisting them

Course Objectives /Aims & Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes:

  • To enable staff to use correct techniques and prevent injury to themselves or their client

Course Aims:

On completion of the course delegates will be able to;
  • State the Law relating to moving and assisting people
  • State the principles of good back Care
  • Will be able to complete and follow a risk assessment
  • Will demonstrate correct techniques for assisting clients

Course Outline

The qualification covers the following topics:
  • General Health & Safety Legislation
  • Legislation regarding Moving & Handling
  • Back care
  • Maintaining a stable base
  • Risk assessment
  • Correct techniques for assisting clients

Intended for

  • All employees in the health and social care sector

Modes of delivery

  • Presentation
  • Learners Workbook
  • Group discussion and activities
  • Assessment

Benefits Perceived by the Delegates

  • Personal safety protecting backs
  • Safer client handling
  • Understanding risk assessment

Course Duration

  • 6 hrs

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