Moving and Handling People

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Moving and Handling People Course Overview

Moving and handling people is a demanding task. You need to understand how to minimise the risks of injury to yourself and the person you are moving. You also need to understand the ‘people factors’ involved in delivering excellent care.

This highly interactive eLearning course is designed to raise awareness of the issues and best practice associated with moving and handling people, and is suitable for anyone who needs to move people as part of their everyday role, perhaps in a care home or nursing environment.

The courses uses infographics and interactive content to ensure the main learning points are easy to understand.

If you need training on moving objects, our Manual Handling course is also available.

 

Course Languages Available

English

Moving and Handling People eLearning Outcomes

  • Understand the key terms and issues around moving and handling people
  • Know what kinds of injuries can happen to themselves and the person they are moving
  • Understand their employer’s and their responsibilities to manage and avoid risks including risk assessment
  • Know what they must report to line managers or health and safety representatives
  • Understand factors that need to be taken into account when moving people as opposed to objects: consent, communication, infection prevention and control, and changing requirements
  • Understand what causes injury
  • Know how to use TILEO to dynamically assess and evaluate risks of injury to themselves and the person they are assisting
  • Be able to explain the principles of ergonomic handling in a typical manual handling task including:
  • Be aware of the kind of equipment they might encounter
  • Know they need to understand their employer’s policies and procedures.

Moving and Handling People Online Course Features:

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