Safer People Handling - Train the Trainer
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To become a trainer in manual handling (people)
• To train staff in the principles of lifting and handling
• Assess methods of safe manual handling of people
• Examine legal requirements
• Explore risk assessments
• Train staff in safe lifting techniques of people utilising a range of equipment
To train staff to be able to carry out safe manual handling, this course is for trainers who are new to, or developing a trainer role in manual handling.
• Principles of lifting
• The legal position- review relevant case law
• Preparation for micro-teach
• Assess induvial candidates- principle of assessment
• Legal requirements- case law update on manual handing
• Mobility/pain/tissue viability/ pressure sores/ catheters/infection control and their impact on manual handling risk assessments
• Demonstrate and train staff in the safe use of slings
• Manual handling risk assessments
• Protection from injury
• Structure of the spine
• Use of aids and equipment
• Be able to assess staff in the safe use of the Hoist
• Moving people – safety considerations
• Demonstrate a micro-teach on the safe use of the hoist
• Draw up a lesson plan and course assessment for manual handling
• CQC assessment of learning
This course has been mapped to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (Part 3), the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 (Part 4), and the CQC Guidance for providers on meeting the regulations. It also complies with Regulation 12 Safe Care and Treatment and Regulation 18 Staffing of the CQC fundamental standards are met.
This course is delivered on site, at the client’s premises or nominated venue.
Summary & Booking
The course allows you to train staff in manual handling, it includes a refresher of current safer people (manual) handling techniques. In addition to reviewing current case law on manual handling in the UK for lessons to be learnt. Participants will learn to design and deliver an assessed micro-teach on manual handling. The candidates must be able to employ and demonstrate safe use of the equipment and to train and assess others as competent.