Manual Handling Course

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Next Date: Wednesday 18th March

Nurses must have passed their interview as a minimum.

The toll of injuries to nurses, carers and all others who care for people bears testimony to the inescapable fact that manually lifting people or supporting the weight of people is dangerous

You will receive 3 CPD points by attending this Manual Handling course. Morning and afternoon sessions are run at each location. Sessions are 10:30pm - 1.30pm .Finishing times will vary depending on the size of the group and any late attendees

The ‘Handling and Safe Movement of People’ half day update is a course that will:

  • Give delegates an understanding of how to move safely
  • Make delegates aware of correct handling and safe movement techniques
  • Enable course members to understand the importance of implementing care plans concerning the person’s mobility

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate how to move safely
  • Use equipment and safe handling techniques to move patients and an awareness of the hoist and slings and bed work
  • State the relevance of using risk assessments and handling care plans and the importance of using assessment tools to determine patients’ mobility
  • Introduction to legislation that affects them, their job, their employer and employees:
    • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR) 1992 (revised 1998, amended 2002)
    • The Health and Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWA 1999 (revised 2000, revised 2013)
    • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998 (revised 2002)
    • The Human Rights Act 1998
    • The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998 (revised 2002)
    • Equality Act 2010
  • Advice on the principles of biomechanics and how they can be applied to the efficient movement of people
  • Information on ergonomics as a means of reducing manual handling injuries
  • Provide good knowledge of commonly used ‘unsafe’ lifting practices and an understanding as to why some of these manoeuvres have been ‘condemned
  • Understanding of the use of patient hoists and range of small manual handling aids

Course materials
Prior to the course, delegates will be forwarded a Test of Comprehension (quiz) which you will need to complete for the trainers to mark and review as part of the course.

Delegates will also receive an Individual Training Record and binder with all course handouts included.

Course Agenda

Review of legislation
Review of Musculo-skeletal health and good posture
Patient risk assessment and care plan
Practical session
Bed work - using an electric four section height adjustable profiling bed, types of slide sheets and their uses, review of techniques including unsafe practice.
Hoist work – Using a hoist: pre-use checks, choosing and using a sling, positioning a sling, review of techniques including unsafe practice.
Practical session continued - Hoisting and bed work
Practical session - sit to stand
Summary and close
Location ID Medical, ID House, Unit 1 Mill Square, Milton Keynes, MK12 5ZD
CPD Points 3 points
Cancellation policy

Switching your place to a future course is not possible. Please note the following cancellation fees apply:

More than 4 weeks' notice Full refund of any fees paid^
Between 2 & 4 weeks' notice 50% refund^
Less than 2 weeks' notice No refund available

^Minus a £10 admin fee.

ID Medical reserves the right to cancel the course and make a refund in full or transfer the booking if an insufficient number of bookings have been received. PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF THIS WHEN MAKING TRAVEL PLANS.

  • Matilda Chisiwanda
    beneficial 17 October 2018

    Very beneficial and professional

  • Nurse
    Useful Tips 17 October 2018

    Practical learnt very useful tips

  • Ruramayi Runzirwayi
    Safe Manual Handling 17 October 2018

    More informed on safe manual handling

  • Claire Storer
    Informative 17 October 2018

    Chris (the Trainer) is very friendly and informative

  • Carolyne
    Good Practice 17 October 2018

    Learnt to keep up with good practice when moving and handling patients

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    very well presented course 8 August 2016

    thank you

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    * 8 August 2016

    very informative and enjoyable

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    skills and protection 8 August 2016

    excellent protect myself and patient.
    i have gained more information about what to do and what not to do

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    very interesting 8 August 2016

    brilliantly explained

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    Very informative 8 August 2016

    good and effective examples.
    good reminder of information

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    GOOD TRAINER 8 August 2016

    thank you

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    FANTASTIC TRAINER 8 August 2016


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    will be great for my career 8 August 2016

    well explained
    fully informed
    good and very interesting
    course is excellent and well explained.
    thank you

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    - 8 August 2016

    Trainer is informative and knowledgeable.
    thanks very much

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    - 8 August 2016

    Very useful

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    Always learn something new 8 August 2016

    very interactive lesson.

    it has been a good session very informative and enjoyable

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    All questions where answered 8 August 2016

    excellent training morning. i will definitely refer colleagues.
    amendments of safe practice

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    * 8 August 2016

    friendly environment , i enjoyed

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    Increased Knowledge 8 August 2016

    Good Communications.
    thank you

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    interesting 8 August 2016

    educating and worthwhile

  • Anon
    *** 8 August 2016

    it is very helpful to be up to date, the instructor was very thorough.
    it is helpful to know that this training is available thank you

  • Anon
    * 8 August 2016

    very useful

  • Anon
    - 8 August 2016

    Covered what needed to be covered

  • Anon
    Practical and safe 8 August 2016

    Very good, and now i am aware of ID Medical revalidation support too.

  • Anon
    Professional 8 August 2016

    professionally delivered and exactly what i needed as a clinical nurse

  • Anon
    Wonderful 8 August 2016

    The training was wonderful and applicable, training method was fantastic!

  • Anon
    Interesting 8 August 2016

    well explained and it was very interesting

  • Anon
    Very Imformative 8 August 2016

    Thank you.

    Highly recommended.

  • Anon
    Very good 8 August 2016

    Very explained and very good.

    Very good and understanding. I enjoyed every part of the training and love to book more if need be.

  • Anon
    Useful 8 August 2016

    Very Useful.
    Excellent explanation added knowledge to protect myself.

  • Anon
    Recap 8 August 2016

    Recap on the things often forgotten, training was done very well.

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    Very useful for work

  • Anon
    Perfect 8 August 2016

    Very inspriring

  • Anon
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  • pink
    good 2 June 2016

    gives idea of what is expected

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