People Moving and Handling - Train the Trainer Course

The Health & Safety Group
Course summary
Corporate Training for Teams
1-2 Days
395 - 1,895 GBP excl. VAT
Corporate Training for Teams
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395 GBP

395 GBP

395 GBP

United Kingdom
1,895 GBP
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Course description

People Moving and Handling - Train the Trainer Course

To teach trainers how to influence trainees to:

  • Move and handle people in a way that requires the least amount of effort
  • Move and handle people in a way that provides greater comfort and dignity to the patient or resident
  • Understand manual handling legislation as it applies to Healthcare
  • Gain a better understanding of spinal mechanics
  • How to look after their own back and that of patients / residents
  • How to conduct a personal risk assessment for patients / residents
  • How to safely move people with and without the use of specialist equipment

Training Course Content

Day 1

Session 1: Training Administration, Hints and Tips

  • Training Strategy
  • Your Training Pack
  • Lesson Structure and Planning
  • Aims and Objectives
  • Clinical Competence
  • Insurances

Session 2: Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

  • The UK Legal System
  • Civil VS Criminal Law
  • Health and Safety Act
  • Managing Health and Safety
  • Hazards and Risks
  • Manual Handling Regulations
  • Employees Responsibilities
  • Employers Responsibilities
  • Risk Assessments
  • Balanced Decision Making

Session 3: Patient Handling Considerations and Planning

  • Definitions and Key Principles
  • Person Centred Approach
  • Maintaining Personal Identity
  • Control and Communication
  • Consent
  • Factors affecting a client
  • Promoting Mobility
  • Dynamic Risk Assessment – ELITE
  • Assessments and Care Planning

Session 4: Basic Falls Management

  • Definitions and Risk Factors
  • Deconditioning
  • Delirium Vs Dementia
  • Preventing and Mitigating Falls
  • Actions and Falls Assistance
  • Lifting Devices
  • Post Falls Care

Session 5: Anatomy, Mechanics and Human Movement

  • Role of the Spine
  • Types of Injury
  • Human Movement
  • Bio-mechanics
  • Lifting Technique
  • Pushing and Pulling
  • Tissue Viability and Pressure Ulcers
  • Grading and Assessment
  • Treatment Options

Day 2

Session 1: Controversial Techniques

  • Definition of Controversial Techniques
  • Types of controversial techniques

Session 2: Ergonomics and Equipment Core Skills (no equipment)

  • Moving resident forward in a chair (minimum and maximum assistance)
  • Moving resident forward in a chair (Handling Belt)
  • Sitting to standing from chair
  • Forwards, sideways and backwards steps (by one carer & two carers)
  • Combination moves (by two carers)
  • Independent but unstable resident
  • 180 degrees move (no turntable)
  • Assisted Walking (with/without frame)
  • Self Help from the floor
  • Moving resident onto Bed (by one carer & two carers)
  • Sitting & Standing resident up from Bed (by one carer & two carers)

Session 3: Ergonomics and Equipment Core Skills (simple equipment)

  • Transfer Handling Belt & Turntable
  • Transfer using Transfer Board
  • Using one way Slide Sheet (by one carer)
  • No slide sheet with verbal instruction (by one carer)
  • No slide sheet and with verbal instructions and legs (by two carers)
  • Applications of slide sheets (two techniques)
  • Moving resident up the bed – Slide Sheet (by one carer & two carers)
  • Removal of slide sheets
  • Wheelchair Use

Session 4: Ergonomics and Equipment Core Skills (simple equipment)

  • Purpose of Hoisting
  • Hoisting Incidents
  • General Purpose Hoist – Essential Checks
  • Hoisting resident from floor to bed
  • Hoisting resident from bed to wheelchair
  • Hoist chair to chair
  • Transfer Rota-stand and Steady
  • Falls Equipment (Camel / Elk)


Course Price

  • £795+VAT per person (1-2 Participants)
  • £1,895+VAT (8 Participants max)
  • As little as £237 per participant

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The Health & Safety Group

The Health & Safety Group has been providing expert online, open, and in-house training courses across the UK since 2004. Training 100,000+ professionals each year, The Health & Safety Group provide expert training for a wide variety of professions and...

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W4 5YF London

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