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Moving and Positioning Individuals Practical

Subject category: Health and Safety

Course overview

This course has been developed for staff who have completed the theory part of this training through other learning, for example e-learning. The course comprises of practical work and it is based upon the ‘Guide to Handling of Patients 6th edition’.  It prepares staff to take care of their back both in and out of work as well as safely supporting people to move. This course is practical based.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Group discussions, small group activities, self-assessment, spinal models, sliding sheets, handling belts, turntables and hoists.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Certificate Standard 13
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
And the following QCF units:
Move and Position Individuals in Accordance with their Plan of Care
Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

Course content

Introduction to people handling
Principles of moving and handling
Maximising Service Users own ability
Manual handling techniques – Including use of aids
Warning against unsafe and outdated moves
Improved techniques and principles

Learning outcomes

State how to minimise risk before moving and positioning individuals
Explain how to prepare individuals before moving and positioning
Describe when you would seek advice from and/or involve others when moving and positioning and individual
Demonstrate how to move and position an individual


3 hours

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