Who the course is aimed at:
Anybody who is involved in the care of another person, be it those who care for people in the community, care or nursing homes, hospices or hospitals it is important that all staff are able to handle patients/clients in their care with dignity and reduce the risk of injury to themselves and the people they care for.
What does the course cover:
A background to the problem in healthcare organisations and bad practices
MHOR and the Human Rights Act
Controversial Handling Techniques
Good Practice and Best Practice
The principles of Manual Handling as applied specifically to the healthcare environment and People Handling.
And much more………
Understanding of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
Understand key legislation relating to moving and handling of people.
The principles of moving and handling
Know how to move and position people safely
Free Risk Assessment Forms.