Moving & Positioning

Overview 

For staff to gain an understanding of safe people moving and positioning techniques.

How Long is the Course?

1 or 2 days (a refresher can be done in 1 day)

Who is the Course Aimed at? 

All staff who need to complete this training

Learning Outcomes

For staff to gain an understanding of safe people moving and positioning techniques.

  • To be more aware of the principles of good posture and apply it in practice
  • To be more aware of the key legislation
  • To have an appreciation of risk assessments.
  • To be able to prepare and assist individuals safely.
  • Practical elements of transferring in different scenarios.
  • To have an understanding of the structure and functions of the spine.
  • To more aware of types of injuries.
  • Using the equipment safely/ Equipment checks
  • To be aware of hoist and wheelchair safety.
  • Measurement of bed rails /Applying them including risk assessments.
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