Course Description: what is moving and handling of people training?
The Safe Moving and Handling People eLearning course is aimed at people working in health and social care who have people with mobility issues in their care. The course outlines the dangers and legislation that applies to moving and handling people as well as showing a range of moving and handling techniques and equipment that can be used. The course also highlights the importance of proper risk assessments and care plans.
By the end of this moving and handling training course, you will be able to:
• Understand the principles of good and safe patient handling
• Create and identify risk assessments
• Understand the skills required for each manoeuvring situation and how they are successfully
• Recognise the equipment that can be used
People working in Health and Social care roles, including health care and residential or nursing homes.
Having undergone training in moving and handling people safely can ensure that you do not injure yourself or someone in your care.
Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit in the training around their work and personal life.
There are a lot of courses in our health and social care suite that would make great follow-ups to this course, and if you are in the adult social care sector, they would all provide valuable additions to your knowledge.
|Module Name||Pass % Required|
|1. The Principles of Safer Patient Handling||70|
|2. Moving and Handling Assessments||70|
|3. Practical Skills||70|
|4. Transferring and Walking||70|
|5. Avoiding and Dealing with Patient Falls||70|
|6. Fitting and Using a Flat or Tubular Slide Sheet||70|
|7. Bed Mobility||70|
|8. Other Patient Manoeuvres||70|
|9. Sitting a Patient Up||70|
|11. Checking the Hoist||70|
|12. More Hoisting Practicalities||70|
|13. More Hoisting Techniques||70|
Recommended System Requirements
• Browser: Up-to-date web browser
• Video: Up-to-date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
Duration of Moving and Handling courses:
150 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).