Moving and Handling

The moving and handling team in 2010 delivered approximately 3000 training hours to home care.

The courses delivered comprised of; 2 day moving and handling induction, 1 day moving and handling refresher courses, ½ day moving and handling updates and on-site equipment training. 

Our bespoke training packages, introduced to accommodate differing needs of our client groups, have proved popular and have helped generate additional service requests from clients, including the undertaking of moving and handling and manual handling specific risk assessments.

External training provisions are re-developed annually in partnership with the individual clients. Each customer has their own identity and the training package has been individualised to suit the environment and the requirements of the customer base.

Course Profile

Moving and Handling Induction Course

2 Days
Course Information
Anatomy and Physiology of the Spine 
Cause and Extent of Back Pain 
Common Effects of Back Pain 
Health and Safety 
Guidelines for Lifting and Lowering      
Guidelines for Carrying Loads 
Double/Team Handling/Fire Extinguisher 
Falling / Fallen Client’s 
Fire Evacuation         
Assisting Wheelchair Users
Unsafe Practices     
Condemned / Controversial Practice   
The Neuro-Muscular Approach to Efficient Conditioning Movements        
All individuals working with people
Demonstration, theoretical and practical sessions
Continuous assessment
Comfortable clothing and flat shoes must be worn.
£1200 per course