PATIENTS HANDLING

Our course is designed to instruct employees of various healthcare professions in the theory and practice of safe patient moving and handling. It is aimed at all levels of employees, whose work involves the movement or assisting the movements of patients with injury or reduced mobility.



WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is training requirement for carers, healthcare workers, nurses, nursing homes staff, first aiders, people working in hospitals and respite centres, hotel porters and other workers who engage in manual handling or patient handling activities during their working day.



COURSE CONTENT

Manual Handling | Legislation | Anatomy | Bio-mechanics | Ergonomic Principles and Risk Assessment | Mechanical Equipment and PPE| Back Care in every day life | Fitness and Flexibility | Principles of safe moving | Normal Human Movement | Patient handling aids & techniques | Practice | Assessment

Course duration: 5-6 hours



CERTIFICATION

On successful completion of the course participants will be issued with fully compliant Patient Moving and Handling Training Certificate which will be valid for 2 years (subject to successful theory and practical assessment). All our Trainers are Qualified QQI Level 6 Patient Moving and Handling Instructors (Qaulifications achieved by completing Award 6N0234 Instructing People Handling ).

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