Patient Moving & Handling Course

The Patient Moving & Handling (manual handling) course is provided for employees who assist patients / people to move in a hospital, nursing home or home care setting. Up to date techniques are thought to ensure it is safe for the carer and client.

Patient Moving & Handling Course Content

  • Legislation
  • Structure of the spine & injury to the spine
  • Fitness & Flexibility
  • Ergonomics
  • Workplace Assessment
  • Principles of moving & handling
  • Practical Session 1: Moving & Handling Inanimate Objects
  • Practical Session 2: Moving & Handling Patients / People

Patient Handling Public Course Duration:
This is a 1 day manual handling course

Please Note 
English is the language in which training is delivered and participants must have a good command of the English language.
If participants wish to bring an interpreter they may do so but prior notice must be given to Safe Aid Training.

Patient Handling In-house course
This 1 day manual handling course can also be delivered at your premises using your equipment at a time to suit your schedule.