Moving and Handling People – Online Course
The Moving and Handling Training For Carers explains the importance of Moving and Handling of People and why it is one of the most important skills in the Health Care Environment.
This module covers the standard moving and handling training. It includes a full section on moving and handling patients to ensure that staff are fully skilled in techniques for moving people.
All staff involved in moving and handling patients should be fully trained to reduce the risk of causing injuries when moving people.
Up to the present time, back injuries has been known to be one of the main reason of main reason for absence from the workplace and one third of all reported injuries that result in three days off work are caused by manual handling accidents.
In the NHS the situation has been particularly serious, with this type of accident accounting for 40% of all sickness absence, at an estimated cost in the region of ?400 million each year.
Therefore, employers are required by law to take reasonable steps to safeguard the health and safety of all employees, one of which is increasing awareness about the hazards, and what can be done to minimise risk.
As a result of completing this Moving and Handling training for carers, learning will be better equipped to move and handle people safely.
Learning Outcomes of moving and handling training:
- Health and Safety at Work 1974
- Manual Handling Regulations 1999
- Duty of Care
- Moving and Handling Assessments
- Basic Principles of Safer Handling
- Company Handling Policy
- Unsafe Moves
- Working with Equipment
- Moving and Transferring
Why choose Vogate online course?
- Accredited by CPD
- Fully online course and assessment
- On completion, certificate can be printed
- Resit as many times as possible free within 12 months
- You choose the device; smart phone, tablet or PC
- You choose how long you want to study for at each session
- You choose which and how many of our e-learning courses you want to study
- It is cost effective and it saves time
- You can learn anywhere, 24/7/365
- It makes tracking of your course progress easy
- It is discreet
This course and assessment is online based.
After completing your assessment, the results will be displayed immediately along with the option to print or request a print out of your certificate.
We understand that you may not be happy with your results, no worries! You can resit the test for free within 12 months (from date of purchase).
We understand that everyone may not have access to a PC at all times, hence, you can study while on the go using a smart phone, tablet or laptop. Only you can decide how long you want to study for each session.
All our online courses follow the same guidelines and principles, it is discreet, cost effective and saves time! In addition, you can learn anywhere, 24/7/365!
Does the online course expire?
Although our online courses have no expiry date. After the online course has been provided to the candidate, they will have 12 months to complete the course.