Moving and Assisting People (Practical Refresher)

social-worker taking care of an older woman - Moving and assisting Refresher training course
Core & Mandatory
Course No. 1023

£295.00 (Ex VAT)

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  • Online - Zoom 2 hour(s)
  • Up to 12 delegates
  • Certificate of Attendance
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Course Outline

Moving and Assisting People (Refresher) Course is a 2 hour course covering the principles of safe moving and assisting and the importance of risk assessment prior to any moving and assisting task. As a Face to Face course this deals only with the practical aspects and as a Zoom based course it only deals with the theory.

Our Moving and Assisting People (Refresher) Course covers the following topics:

1. Explore Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Spine:
Let’s get to know the spine – your body’s central support system! We’ll break down the basics of anatomy and physiology in a way that’s easy to grasp. Understand how the spine works and why it’s crucial in the moving and assisting process.

2. Know the Main Legislation for Moving and Assisting:
We’ll introduce you to the main legislation related to moving and assisting, making sure you’re well-versed in the do’s and don’ts. No legal jargon – just straightforward insights.

3. Minimize Risk Before Moving and Positioning:
Safety first! We’ll guide you through practical strategies to minimize risks before moving and positioning individuals. Your actions can make a significant impact on safety!

4. Understand the Theory of Moving and Positioning People Safely:
Let’s delve into the theory behind safe movement and positioning. It’s not just about strength; it’s about technique and understanding. We’ll equip you with the knowledge to ensure safety for both you and the individuals you assist.

5. Use Equipment with Confidence:
We’ll show you how to confidently use equipment that may be required in the moving and assisting process. Whether it’s hoists or slings, you’ll be a pro in no time.

6. Know When to Seek Advice and Assistance:
Learn to identify situations where seeking advice or assistance is crucial. Together, we’ll explore scenarios, ensuring you know when to collaborate for the well-being of everyone involved.

Get ready to turn learning into a practical skill set that you can apply with confidence. This course is designed to empower you in safe moving and assisting, making a positive difference in the lives of those you support. Let’s make this journey of knowledge both enjoyable and beneficial!

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  • Understand basic anatomy and physiology of the spine​
  • To know the main legislation relating to moving and assisting​
  • To minimise risk before moving and positioning individuals​
  • To understand the theory of moving and positioning people safely​
  • To use equipment that may be required​
  • To know when to seek advice and/or assistance from others

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