Tel: 01634 75 65 65 Patient Handling – Peritorum Limited

Patient Handling

Course Title: Patient Handling

Duration: 1 day

Maximum Candidates: 10

Cost: £1,200

This course is designed to give care workers, nursing or domiciliary staff the skills and knowledge to safely move a patient when they are unable to move unassisted. It covers the initial assessment of needs and the practical steps required to move patients safely.

  • Manual Handling Responsibilities and the Law
  • Anatomy of the Spine and Types of Injuries
  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • Safe Lifting Techniques - L.I.T.E
  • Lifting Objects
  • Key Elements of People Moving
  • Risks and Controls related to People Moving
  • People Moving - Risk Assessments/ Personal Plan
  • People Moving Equipment
  • People Moving - Controversial Techniques
  • People Moving - Good Techniques
  • Practical Sessions and Assessments in People Moving