This course is designed to instruct employees in the theory and practice of safe Patient handling. To comply with Part 4 Chapter 2 of the “General Application Regulation Regulations 2007, Manual Handling of Loads”, which states that staff engaged in manual handling must be given appropriate training. Safe Patient Handling techniques can reduce the risk of injury to both the employee and the Patient.
On completion of this Patient Handling course participants will be able to:
Guardian Safety is a FETAC registered training provider and all instructors are fully qualified Patient Handling Instructors, having achieved Level 6 in the National Framework of Qualifications. All course instructors hold a minimum of Train the Trainer qualification and are qualified safety practitioners holding a minimum of a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.
Maximum Participants per Course 12
Who Should Attend
Employees whose work involves the movement or assisting the movements of patients with injury or decreased mobility. This course is suitable for carers, First Aiders, healthcare workers, those working in Nursing homes, hospitals and respite centres.
To attend People Handling Training, participants must have completed a currently valid Manual Handling Certificate. Attendance to Manual Handling Training is optional.
Theory test, followed by a practical assessment of safe patient handling.
DVD and laptop/projector presentation are used. Notes on safe Patient Handling are provided for each participant.
Patient Handling Attendance Certification
Guardian Safety Patient Handling Attendance Certificate for each attendee.
Special Instructions For This Course
Course participants should wear loose fitting comfortable clothing (trousers) and closed toe shoes.
Any special needs /requirements should be identified at time of booking.
How to book
Book on line Patient Handling Training Course
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