The moving and handling of people is a regular task in health and social care. If not carried out safely, this can cause serious injury to service users and staff. Incorrect moving and handling practice can lead to back pain, musculoskeletal disorders, accidents or discomfort and a lack of dignity for the person being moved
Who is it for?
This course is designed for those who have no prior experience in the moving and handling of people
On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance from Tyro Training
This course is delivered over 1 day
What will I learn?
- Legal requirements
- Anatomy and physiology
- Risk assessment
- Back protection
- Moving and handling techniques
- Using equipment
There is no formal assessment for this course. You will be observed by the trainer and given feedback on the use of correct techniques