Top standard professional knowledge is at the heart of each of the courses offered by Meditec Training and each delegate will leave the course feeling satisfied, with full competence and confidence with the new skills they have learnt. Each course member will be taught the appropriate, safe and most up to date moving and handling skills and will be able to put these into practice in front of the expert as many times as they need until they feel comfortable with the new skills they have acquired.

This course is designed for people who work within an environment that requires them to move people who are unable to or have limited ability to mobilise themselves, this course would be suitable for those in the care industry such as Nurses, Doctors, Care Assistants, carers and any other professional / individual that assists those who require assistance in mobilisation or movement.

This course can be tailored to your individual needs.

Meditec Training strongly recommends that all employers consider training in moving and handling as part of each new employee's induction.

This course includes guidance on handling aids, and importantly risk assessment.

Teaching Time:

4 hours in a class room with a mix of theoretical, practical and group learning.

Assessment:

Continuos assessment by the training instructor.

Syllabus:

The following training syllabus will allow professionals to move people safely, so that moving and handling risks are reduced to the lowest level.

  • Risk assessment.
  • Principles of handling people in a care environment.
  • Assisting mobility.
  • Assisting people in chairs.
  • Assisting people in bed.
  • The use of handling aids.
  • Relevant Health and safety information.
  • Spinal anatomy, relevant structure and function.
  • Causes of back pain.
  • Risk assessment.

Certification Validity:

3 years.

At Meditec Training we take our training responsibility extremely seriously, you can take comfort in knowing that your course follows the most current and up to date legislation.