Adult Social Care training and development - Moving People - 2 Day

Trainer

Centaur Training and Development Ltd

Centaur

Course details

Course aim:

To understand the general principles of Safe Moving and Handling and be able to successfully complete a range of manual handling techniques with and without the use of equipment safely and in a way that promotes the independence, dignity, and respect of service users.

Course outcomes:

  • Explain why safe manual handling is important
  • Describe what you should do before moving loads
  • Describe how you should handle loads
  • Explain the purpose of a manual handling assessment
  • Complete a range of manual handling techniques with and without the use of equipment

Study topics include:

  • Base to Face Safety Checkpoints
  • Risk Assessment and assessing Service User Needs
  • Manual Handling Techniques
  • Using Manual Handling Equipment
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Safe Load Management
  • Manual Handling Legislation
  • Responsibilities for Manual Handling
  • Spinal Awareness
  • A system of safer manual handling
  • Infection control

Course length

2 days

Skills for care

Meets The Care Certificate standards 13. 13.1c, 13.3c, 13.3b, 13.3c

Qualifications

Outcomes support knowledge for:

  • Adult Care Worker Diploma Level 2
  • Lead Adult Care Worker Diploma Level 3

Target group

All support staff within Adult Social Care.

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