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Moving and Assisting People Introduction – Freeland House, Nr Witney

March 28, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 4:30 pm | £75.00

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Course Information

Full Day Course – Moving and Assisting People Introduction – Freeland House, Nr Witney, Oxfordshire.

This course is designed to offer all staff a full day on Moving and Assisting People. It is suitable for all those entering the Care Industry and has no previous knowledge of this subject and Certificates of Training are valid for 3 years (CQC recommends refresher courses once a year).

Poor moving and handling practice can lead to:

  • Back pain and musculoskeletal disorders, which can lead to an inability to work.
  • Moving and handling accidents – which can injure both the person being moved and the employee.
  • Discomfort and a lack of dignity for the person being moved.

The moving and handling of people is a regular task in health and social care, which if not done safely, can cause serious injury to service users and staff.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this essential course you will be able to:

  • Recognise the law and relevant legislation
  • Recognise the impact of back injury
  • Identify different musculoskeletal injuries and how joints are affected
  • Solve basic problems with risk assessment
  • Compare the consequences of good back care and the lack of it
  • Demonstrate how to use various equipment for moving and assisting people
  • Demonstrate how to use slide sheets
  • Demonstrate how to check slings and wheelchairs
  • Demonstrate sit-to-stand techniques, floor-to-standing techniques
  • Operate a hoist confidently using relevant sling and settings
  • Recognise the importance of good Record Keeping
  • Identify different types of moving and assisting techniques and utilise alternatives when necessary

This course is mapped to Care Certificate Standards 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 & 13

Contact: Hannah Cantellow (Administrator) – [email protected] / 07809 384189

March 28, 2018
9:45 am - 4:30 pm
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OACP (Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers)
01235 248085
Freeland House
Wroslyn Road, Freeland, Nr Witney, Oxfordshire OX29 8AH United Kingdom
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