PATIENT MOVING AND HANDLING

Moving Patients Safely

Care facility & healthcare worker training course on safe patient moving and handling, complying with existing regulations.

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People moving & handling courses

People Moving and Handling.

Develop the skills to safely transfer patients in various healthcare & care facility settings.

This course is designed for personnel who require training in the safe movement and handling of patients under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work 2005 and Manual Handling Regulations 2007.

 

ALL FST COURSE MODULES ARE DELIVERED IN ENGLISH

Manual Handling Training for Healthcare Workers

The Importance of Understanding Patient Handling and Moving. Understanding proper patient handling and moving techniques is crucial for several reasons.

Improper handling can lead to serious injuries for both patients and caregivers. This includes muscle strains, back injuries, falls, and pressure sores for patients, as well as musculoskeletal injuries for caregivers.

Course Content:

Understanding current legislation and its applications various environments.

 

  • Basic principles of lifting.
  • Biomechanics and mechanism of injury.
  • Correct use of hoists & slings.
  • Ergonomics and risk assessment.
  • Flexibility.
  • Log roll.
  • Moving a patient on a bed using sliding sheets.
  • The musculoskeletal system.
  • Sitting a patient at edge of a bed.
  • Sitting a patient up in a bed.
  • Standing a patient.
  • Falling patients.
  • Transferring patients from beds to chairs.
  • Turning patients beds using sliding sheets.
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