Moving and Positioning of Individuals

Overview

This Moving and Positioning course will provide you with an introduction to best practice procedures when you’re moving and handling an individual. It will also provide you with an understanding of how to perform risk assessments, use equipment safely, learn the important laws and your responsibilities and how to treat the comfort and safety of individuals and yourself as a priority.

If you work in health and social care, you probably spend a lot of time moving and handling individuals. It doesn’t matter if you’re using specialist equipment like hoists, or if you’re helping someone to stand – it’s really important that you know how to safely and correctly move and handle an individual.

Audience

This course is suitable for anyone who works in health and social care, such as a nursing home, hospice, or day centre, who needs an introductory course on moving and positioning individuals.

Objectives

In this course you will:

  • Legislation and responsibilities
  • Looking after yourself and others
  • Planning to move an individual
  • Moving an individual
  • Best and worst practice

Contact Us

Unit G1 Hoxton Works, 128 Hoxton Street, London, N1 6SH, England
Phone: +44 (0)20 7613 3444

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