This 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.
Moving and Handling Clients Safely Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.
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
- All study materials
- Study Guide
- Full Tutor and Admin support
- This course is excluded from all of our "fee reducing plans".