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Course Title: Moving & Handling in Adult Social Care Settings

Length of course: 6½ hours

Aims & Objectives:

    To equip social care staff (carers and auxiliary staff) with the skills to do safe and dignified moving and handling with the people and objects in their workplaces.

At the end of the session, learners should be able to:

  • Identify how poor moving & handling can damage their backs
  • Show how H&S law applies to the moving & handling in their workplace.
  • Make their moving & handling as safe as possible using ELITE risk assessment.
  • Demonstrate how to move a range of objects using the Principles of Efficient Movement
  • Balance their own safety with the needs and rights of their service users.
  • Use safe handling skills to support the mobility needs of their service users.

Training is appropriate for the following staff groups: Carers or domestic staff who have attended a SPIC course within the last 15 months.

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