People (Client) Moving and Handling (Level 2 RQF)

What the course is about

This one-day course covers a range of Moving and Handling techniques that ensure the safety of both client’s and care staff.

This is an essential course for all care professionals who interact with vulnerable and clients requiring assistance with their mobility.

The cost for this course is £100 + VAT per person.

What is covered?

  • Importance of safe manual handling
  • Injuries and ill health caused by incorrect manual handling
  • Employee and employer requirements
  • Consequences of non-compliance with health and safety requirements
  • Manual handling risk assessments
  • Personal handling plans
  • Personal safety, health and dignity issues
  • Unsafe manoeuvres
  • Anatomy of the spine and mechanics of movement
  • Principles of moving people safely
  • Procedures for emergency handling
  • Requirements for testing and servicing equipment
  • Practice of safe and efficient movement principles
  • Using aids and equipment
  • Moving a person on their own
  • Moving a person as part of a team

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