Patient Moving and Handling Training

What Is Patient Moving and Handling Training?

Patient Moving and Handling Training is a practical “hands on” 1 day course designed for caregivers and nurses to enable them to work with people with limited/reduced mobility without compromising their own health. The course covers a multitude of different care scenarios and demonstrates correct patient moving handling techniques, correct use of patient handling equipment and gives each learner the confidence to put into practice what they have learned.

On this course you’ll learn

  • How to help someone sit down/ stand up from a day chair
    • With manual handling techniques
    • With manual handling aids
  • How to help someone to get out / in bed
    • With manual handling techniques
    • With manual handling aids
  • How to use a standing hoist safely
  • How to transfer from bed to chair using Overhead Tracking Hoist
  • How to lift someone from the floor
  • How to use a mobile hoist safely
  • How to reposition someone in the bed
    • With manual handling techniques
    • With manual handling aids
  • How to use all day sling for hoist
    • How to use toileting sling
    • How to use shower sling
    • How to use transfer sling

 

Why Patient Moving and Handling Training Matters?

  • Legal duty under Safety, Health & Welfare at Work 2005
  • Required by HSE, HIQA & MHC
  • Staff morale
  • Client & Staff safety

How to register for Patient Moving and Handling Training?

For a upcoming dates and fees of upcoming courses in your area please complete the Contact Us page.

Please Note: Training can be held on site if sufficient numbers are available. Course are limited to a maximum number of 8.

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