Moving and handling (of people) – 31July 2020

£25.00 £20.00

This webinar provides you with an update of safe and effective practice for moving and handling people. Your trainer will demonstrate the principles of safe moving and handling as well as a number of specifc tasks, e.g. hoisting and use of slide sheets.

**New Date. Early Bird offer until July 20th **

All content has been verified by Skills for Health as aligning to the UK Core Skills Training Framework.

Target audience: This course is a refresher programme suitable for nurses, carers, healthcare assistants, support workers and other healthcare staff whose role involves moving and handling of people. Please note: this is not suitable for anyone who has not received previous training in moving and handling of people.

Trainer: Alastair Robertson, Training Consultant MSc Pgc CiPD
Time: 3 hours
When: 31 July 2020 | 13:30 – 16:30
Standard Cost: £25 + VAT
Platform: Zoom

Learning outcomes include:
  • Understand the principles of safe moving and handling.
  • Knowledge of legislation surrounding moving and handling.
  • Review postural analysis tools to assist with risk assessment.
  • Understand the link between moving and handling, infection control and tissue viability.
  • Demonstrate a proficient skills level of a key selection of moving and handling techniques relating to your own work setting including: the safe use of mechanical patient hoists and related sling application; the safe use of slide sheets and the sit to stand transfer (trainer only for webinars)
Course content includes:
  • The principles of safe moving and handling of people.
  • Legislation relating to moving and handling – Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR) 1992.
  • Current guidance on safe practice.
  • ‘Bad practices’.
  • Spinal mechanics and back care.
  • Risk assessment.
  • Safe load management.
  • Applying principles to lifting, lowering, pulling & pushing, carrying and supporting.
Trainer Bio

Alastair Robertson is an experienced health and social care training professional.

With 18 years’ experience as a qualified adult educator, he has worked with Charles Bloe Training for over 4 years. As well as the health and social care sectors, Alastair has also worked in prison and criminal justice settings and has experience of working in community mental health and statutory social work sectors. Alastair has written one of the first stress management debrief training programmes and has facilitated it across international settings.

His academic achievements include a Masters degree in psychology and mental health and multiple qualifications in management, training practice and social care certifications. During his leisure time, Alastair likes to spend time travelling in his motor home with his family and two adorable dogs.

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