Moving and Handling Clients Safely

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Stonebridge College

Course Provider

    Based in Bude, Cornwall

Regions covered


How to book

    Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 0845 230 6880.

Training Course Details

  • Delivery Method: Online/Distance Learning
  • Suitable for: Individual


This Moving and Handling Clients Safely programme has been written for those working in the care industry and whose work may at some point include moving clients from one position to another.

Helping learners to develop the skills they need to move and handle clients safely, considering their physical comfort and well-being. The programme also includes guidance about the safe moving and handling of objects.


Preparing Clients and Environments for Moving and Handling

Legislations / Preparing the environment  / Preparing yourself  / Preparing the client / Methods used to assess risk / Selecting appropriate moving and handling methods

Using Manual Techniques to Assist Clients to Move from One Position to Another

Supporting clients  / Maintaining privacy and dignity of clients  / Safe techniques  / Problems encountered during moving and handling clients / Unsafe methods

Using Equipment to Assist Clients to Move from One Position to Another

Different types of moving equipment  / Choosing appropriate aids  / Prepare to use equipment /Practicing safe moving and handling techniques using equipment  / Reporting equipment faults / Procedures for cleaning equipment and returning to storage after use

Reducing the Adverse Effects of Pressure

Causes of damage to the skin / Effects of pressure sores on the client /Importance of preventing pressure sores  / Complete Risk Assessment documentation  / Make practical interventions consistent with the plan of care  / Inform clients and carers about the causes and prevention of pressure sores and encourage self-management

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Course provider details

  • Contact Person: Ian McCall
  • Street Address: Stonebridge House, Ocean View Road
  • City: Bude, Cornwall
  • Postcode: EX23 8ST
  • Phone: 0845 230 6880
  • Website: http://www.stonebridge.uk.com

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