This one day course focuses on the core principles of efficient movement, the physiology of the spine and explores the main reasons for back pain. Delegates will review legislative requirements relating to health and safety and the rights of others. The course will incorporate the importance of risk assessing and adapting to changing environments.
People moving and handling skills will include supporting people whilst seated, assisting people to stand and walk, wheelchair safety and responding to falls.
The course will cover supporting people in bed through use of slide sheets and bed management systems; safe use of hoists and sling safety will be reviewed and practised in line with current legislative guidance.
All delegates with have the opportunity to discuss, demonstrate and practice each manoeuvre.