Moving with Dignity

Participants will experience safe practice with the latest equipment

Course Overview

This being one of our most popular courses, places go fast. Formerly Safer People Handling. Assisting people to move safely is a vital skill that all care staff should have. These skills will safeguard you, your company, your staff and those receiving support.

On completion, attendees will have gained knowledge and skills. These will be assessed to ensure appropriate confidence and capability this should ensure safe, appropriate practices when assisting people to move and re-position. 

About this course

  • Legal requirements 
  • Ergonomics
  • Spinal Awareness
  • Risk Assessments
  • Condemned Techniques 
  • Safe Techniques 

Full day (7 hours) inclusive of lunch

Start time 09:30 – End time 16:30 (Approx) 

Refreshments are supplied, do bring your own lunch

This course is designed for care workers who want to ensure their own safety and that of those they are supporting. 

Particularly useful for new entrants into the sector. Or experienced workers who require their skills to be refreshed.

This is a hands-on course that will boost confidence and capability irrespective of level or experience.  Utilising the latest equipment with expert guidance. 

  • Hoist and slings
  • Patient Turner
  • Seated Transfer
  • Rhythm and timing 
  • Slide sheets / slippy sleeves / Motion sheets
  • Wedges and transfer boards

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