Patient Manual Handling Course
Course Duration: 4 hours
Times: 1 pm – 5.00 pm
Venue: C1, Centre Point Business Park, Dublin 12 or at your premises.
Our Patient Manual Handling Course will help to train you in the practice and theory of safe patient manual handling. This Course complies with Part 4 Chapter 2 of the “General Application Regulation Regulations 2007, Manual Handling of Loads”. This regulation states that all staff who engage in manual handling must be given suitable training. Safe patient manual handling practices can lower risks of injury to both you and the patient.
On completion of this Patient Manual Handling Training Course You will be able to:
- Recognise heavy or awkward loads
- Safely handle and lift individuals
- Manage a patient manual handling risk assessment
- Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system
Patient Manual Handling Course Content you will receive:
- Relevant legislation
- Information on the spine, how it works, how it is inured and how to keep the back healthy and prevent injuries
- People handling assessments and handling plans
- Principles of safer handling
- Demonstration and practice of a range of manual handling and people handling techniques
- Problem solving
Guardian Safety Trainers:
Guardian Safety is a QQI registered training supplier. Each Guardian Safety trainer is fully qualified as a Patient Manual Handling Instructor and are level 6 qualified under the National Framework of Qualifications.
Each of our Patient Manual Handling trainers are ‘train the trainer’ qualified, with each trainer having a minimum qualification of a Diploma in Occupational Health and safety.
Maximum Participants per Course: 12
Attenance to the Patient Manual Handling Course requires all participants to have completed an up to date Manual Handling Course Certificate. It is optional to attend the Manual Handling Course. Click here
Who Should Attend This Patient Manual Handling Course:
Anyone whose work includes the movement, or assisting the movement, of patients with decreased mobility or injury. This course is suitable for Healthcare Workers, Carers, First Aiders, as well as those working in Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Respite Centres.
Patient Manual Handling Course Assessment:
Once you have successfully completed this programme, you will be required to take a theory test, as well as participate in a practical assessment of safe patient manual handling.
DVD and laptop/projector presentation are used. Notes on safe Patient Manual Handling are provided to you on the day.
Patient Handling Course Attendance Certification:
You will recieve a Patient Manual Handling Course Attendance Certificate once you have completed the course on the day.
Special Instructions For This Patient Handling Course:
For your own health and safety, you should wear loose fitting comfortable clothing (trousers) and closed toe shoes.
Any special needs/requirements should be identified at time of booking, for example, learning difficulties of the participant or specific dietary requirements.
How to book:
Guardian Safety’s facilities were perfectly equipped for our needs and the training provided was clear, concise and to the point. We would like to take this opportunity to highly recommend Guardian Safety and plan to avail of their other courses.