Safer moving and handling of people

Safer moving and handling of people

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The aim of this course is to ensure the health and safety of service users and carers by providing effective training in moving and handling loads.

Delivered by a ROSPA approved registered nurse with level 4 Safer Moving and Handling of People

Duration and Format

This is a 6 hour programme usually delivered over 1 day
Course Content Students will at the end of the session

  • understand the legislation surrounding moving and handling practice and equipment
  • be able to demonstrate the effective movement principles of good moving and handling
  • Controversial moving and handling
  • Have a basic understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the spine
  • be able to discuss and problem solve challenges relevant to their workplace

Assessment Guidelines and Student Resources

There is no formal assessment for this programme. Students will receive handouts and a certificate of attendance from AMTD

Summary Students will gain practical skills and knowledge aimed at keeping service users and themselves safe.

Cost £50 pp or £300 per session maximum 8 per session , delivered in your workplace using your equipment