Moving and Handling Course

This eLearning Moving and Handling Course provides information that care workers will find vital as they move and reposition an individual. As professionals, they have a ‘duty of care’ to ensure that every individual is supported safely with moves.

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Course Description

In the course of their work, social care workers may support an individual to move and reposition.

As professionals, they have a ‘duty of care’ to ensure that every individual is supported safely with moves.

Moving and Handling is a mandatory training subject that must be completed before supporting any vulnerable individual, in a professional capacity.

This Moving and Handling Course will provide learners with an introduction to safe manual handling practices, including safe and unsafe moves, how to protect their back and how to operate the equipment.

This course is suitable for care staff working in domiciliary care where they have to work remotely in the community. It is also suitable for staff working in an Extra Care setting where a domiciliary care service is provided.

Study Moving and Handling Course via an eLearning platform.

Access to the Moving and Handling Course is delivered via an eLearning platform. E-Learning an efficient way of delivering courses online due to its convenience and flexibility. The resources are available from anywhere and at any time. Meaning everyone can take advantage of web-based learning regardless of their circumstances. E-Learning is invaluable for employers, meaning staff can complete CPD without the added cost of lecturers and conferences.

CPD Certified

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996. It is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors. Certified CPD courses complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. CPD courses can be completed at work or at home or whoever there is an internet connection. Meaning that you can further your skillset and progress your career in a way that suits you.

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Along with this Moving and Handling Course Home Study Zone offers a vast array of other Certified CPD courses. Additionally, CPD will help somebody build their skill set, gain further understanding, and progress in their career.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Define Moving and Handling.
  • Understand the Legal Aspects of moving and handling.
  • Understand moving and handling risk assessments that apply to your work.
  • Understand the body and what can go wrong.
  • Understand the principles of safe moving & handling.
  • Understand the implications of unsafe moves.
  • Understand how to report concerns and where to seek help.

Course Syllabus

  • Legislation
  • Regulations
  • Definition of Moving and Handling
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Principles of Manual Handling
  • Risk Assessment
  • TILE
  • Care Plans
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Causes of Back Pain
  • Warning Signs
  • Safe Moving Techniques
  • Role and Responsibilities
  • Equipment; Hoist, Stand Aid, Transfer Boards, Slide Sheet
  • Turning
  • Unsafe Moves

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