Moving and Handling

When is it?

  • 18September 2019
  • 21November 2019
  • 22January 2020
  • 19March 2020

What will I learn?

  • The effects of poor moving and handling to patients and staff
  • Types of hoists and other equipment used to move a patient
  • Techniques to make transfers safer in a clinical and care setting and within a patients own home
  • Responsibilities of professionals with regards to moving a patient

Where is it?

WE:Train
Hospice in the Weald
Maidstone Road, Pembury
Tunbridge Wells.
Kent
TN2 4TA

More Info...

Moving and Handling is an essential part of caring for people with limited mobility and reduced strength.
The first part of the course will investigate the effects of poor moving and handling to patients and staff, and the responsibilities of professionals with regards to moving a patient.
The second part of the course will be a practical session, looking at different types of hoists, equipment to move someone around the bed and other techniques to make transfers safer in a clinical and care setting and within a patients own home.

Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for anyone who works in a health and social care setting, such as a residential home, nursing home, hospice, day centre, primary care centre, community hospital or disability service.

 

Cancellations

The full cost will be charged for cancellations with less than two week’s notice.

Please keep in mind that if you can not attend the session you booked you can re-book your place, without being charged, for the next available session by emailing hello@wetrain.org.uk

Cost: £50.00 +vat

Need to know more?