Moving & Positioning

Date(s) - February 22, 2022
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Care-FULLY TRAINED Ltd | Euxton

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Theory & practical course providing the candidate with underpinning knowledge and skills to safely perform moving and positioning of individuals and handling objects/loads in a care setting.


Safe Moving & Positioning is key to ensuring high standards of care, and safety for residents and staff alike. It is also essential that in the event of a claim against you as a Care provider, you can prove you have trained your staff adequately.

Care-FULLY TRAINED’s Moving & Positioning course covers  both the theoretical and assessed practical aspects, and will ensure that your staff are complying with current relevant standards, legislation and techniques. They will also have practised using common assistive equipment in the correct manner.

This course will meet the requirements for both initial training of staff new to care, as well as refresher training for existing experienced staff. We also deliver a specific shortened half day annual refresher course.

If you have additional or unusual specific requirements we are able to tailor our course contents to your organisations’ needs, focussing on your particular client group or care setting.


Course Contents

The Law
Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
Ergonomics – Manual Handling
Risk Assessment
Falls, Physical & Psychological Effects
Controversial Lifts
Rapid Entire Body Assessment (REBA)
Hierarchy of Control Measures
T.I.L.E.E Risk Assessment
Injuries & Types
The Human Spine
Causes Of Lower Back Pain
Posture & Back Care
Slipped Disc
Manual Handling Principles



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