About This Course

Working within a health and social care settings often involves moving, lifting, or otherwise manually handling the people within your care.  
Our moving and handling training courses are designed to educate participants regarding both the requirements and risks associated with moving people safely. Lifting in particular poses a big risk to both the lifter and especially to the person being lifted for healthcare organisations, including; hospitals, care homes, leisure and education, as poor lifting techniques and incorrect equipment can in fact make existing conditions worse for both parties. We provide specialist equipment to assist throughout the practical training sessionsensuring staff know when and how to use it and with the safest techniques. 
After this course staff will: 
  • Be able to demonstrate safe lifts and move clients in a dignified and respectful way. 
  • Be able to assess the associated risks. 
  • Understand relevant Health and Safety Legislation 
  •  Know how to protect yourself and the people using the service from unsafe manoeuvres 
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