Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector

This Patient Handling Course is designed for any person who undertakes any form of moving and handling of patients in a work or home care environment . Our Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector course is designed to provide a practical approach to patient moving and handling and to ensure that Students understand the concept of continual risk assessments, moving and handling practices and use safe systems of work. It is recommended that re-training be done every two years in line with best practice.

Course Contents

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Minimal Handling Policy
  • Risk Assessment Format
  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Body
  • Injuries to the Skeleton & Spine
  • Safe Lifting Principles
  • Practical-The Principles of Lifting
  • Patient Transfer Systems
  • Patient Lifting Methods

Preferred Entry Requirement

  • No previous qualification required

Course Structure

  • Course Duration: 1 Day
  • Assessment: Practical skills
  • Max: 12 Persons

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