moving & handling REFRESHER

Course duration:

Three hours


£55 per person

An essential annual update for anyone who is required to use safe handling equipment and techniques as part of their role.

There is a continual flow of updates and new equipment we come across all the time and these updates are crucial for you and your client’s safety.

Course benefits:

At the end of the training course, you will have the renewed competence to provide correct people handling techniques so that risks are reduced to yourself and patients/residents.

Course Objectives

  • Move and handle people in a way that requires the least amount of effort
  • Move and handle people in a way that provides greater comfort and dignity to the patient or resident or resident
  • Understand manual handling legislation as it applies to healthcare
  • Gain a better understanding of spinal mechanics
  • Look after your own back and that of patients/residents/ clients
  • Conduct a personal risk assessment for patients / residents / clients
  • Safely move people with and without the use of specialist equipment

Course content:

  • Manual Handling Responsibilities and the Law
  • Anatomy of the Spine and Types of Injuries
  • Ergonomics
  • Safe Lifting Techniques – L.I.T.E/ TILE
  • Lifting Objects
  • Key Elements of People Moving
  • Risks and Controls related to People Moving
  • People Moving – Risk Assessments/ Personal Plan
  • People Moving Equipment
  • People Moving – Controversial Techniques
  • People Moving – Good Techniques
  • Practical Sessions and Assessments in People Moving

College address

50 Don Street, St. Helier