• People Moving Course

The aim of this Patient Handling Training Course is to provide learners with the knowledge, skill and attitude to perform Patient Handling tasks safety. This is to ensure that the organisation is compliance with the HSA’s Patient Handling Training Course requirements.

Course learning outcomes:

On completion of this Patient Handling Training Course you will be able to:

• List the duty of the employers and employees in relation to manual handling
• Explain the purpose composition and characteristics of the main parts of the spinal column and explain their relevance to manual handling
• Identify hazards associated with manual handling tasks
• List the equipment available to avoid or reduce the risks associated with manual handling tasks
• Explain the importance of good nutrition fitness to manual handling
• Perform manual handing tasks in accordance with the principles of safe manual handling.

Course Content:

• Legislation
• Anatomy
• Biomechanics
• Manual Handling Risk Assessment
• Mechanical Equipment
• Nutrition
• Fitness & Flexibility
• Principles of safe Manual Handling
• Patient Handling moves: Sitting up, turning, standing, walking and sitting
• Dealing with a falling and fallen patient
• Use of hoist
• Use of a profile bed

Patient Handling Training Course Duration:
This Patient Handling course is delivered over one day.

Patient Handling Training Course Certification:
On successful completion of this Patient Handling Course learners will receive a Manual Handling certificate from Grow Training. The certificate will be valid for 2 years.

Patient Handling Training Course Location:
This Patient Handling course will be delivered at your premises.

Patient Handling Training Course cost:
The cost of this Patient Handling course is €400 for a session for up to 10 persons. This is to ensure all learners demonstrate all techniques.

Individual €85 pp (note there must be more than 3 persons booking as an individual as demonstrations require 2 people).

Please note that all courses are delivered through English.

We offer discounts for group bookings and multiple days . Why not get in touch with us to see how we can help you?