Manual Handling in Health & Social Care Settings

Courses | Manual Handling
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giving help to someone old
Course Duration
1 day
Certificate Validity
1 year
Course Description
The course is designed primarily for preventing injuries to those involved in health and social care. It covers and introduction to manual handling, appropriate legislation, and the structure of the spine together with the importance of correct posture, risk assessments and finally how adopting the correct manual handling techniques can minimise the risks of injury. This course is aimed at those individuals who are involved in the movement or handling of patients in a care environment.
Course Contents
  • Legislation overview
  • Anatomy and function of the spine
  • The spine and good posture
  • Safe practice
  • Manual handling risks
  • Safe lifting techniques
  • Kinetic lifting techniques

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