Today, the cost of musculoskeletal injuries in the healthcare sector is enormous. ETD's People Handling training course seeks to redress this trend by teaching sound knowledge, helping participants to understand how to handle people with care for themselves and the patient or client.
Who the course is aimed at:
Anybody who is involved in the care of another person, be it those who care for people in the community, care or nursing homes, hospices or hospitals it is important that all staff are able to handle patients/clients in their care with dignity and reduce the risk of injury to themselves and the people they care for.
What does the course cover:
A background to the problem in healthcare organisations and bad practices
MHOR and the Human Rights Act
Controversial Handling Techniques
Good Practice and Best Practice
The principles of Manual Handling as applied specifically to the healthcare environment and People Handling.
And much more………
Understanding of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
Understand key legislation relating to moving and handling of people.
The principles of moving and handling
Know how to move and position people safely
Free Risk Assessment Forms.
Test and Certification:
At the end of the course you will be given a test of 20 multiple choice questions. The required pass rate is 85%.
You will be able to download and print (if required) a digital certificate on completion of the course.
Main course certificates last 3 years. (Refresher courses are available and recommended every 12 months).
All our courses have been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Main Course: Approximately 30 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).
Refresher Course: Approximately 20 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.