People Moving & Handling

People Moving & Handling

Date: Saturday 15 June 2019

Location: Maynooth University

Fee: €75

Time: 09:30 – 15:30

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Course Aim:
The Manual Patient / People Handling course is to provide learners with an understanding, knowledge, skills and attitude for safe patient handling in the home or the workplace

The Course is suitable for:
All staff and carers engaged in lifting and handling patients during their day in the home or the workplace.

Course Programme:
Risk assessment
Control measures
Principles of safe lifting
Principles of safe patient handling
Principles of safe patient handling and team work
Use of hoists and lifting equipment

Class room based with written question paper and assessment on practical’s of safe patient handling

The learner will be assessed in the second half of the day with their practical skills and also question sheet on patient handling

Participants will receive a Manual and patient handling certificate valid for 2 years

Duration of Course:
1 day