Moving and Handling People

The course is designed for all carers who need to lift or handle someone.

Course Objectives

This course deals specifically with the handling people in the workplace, which is most relevant to healthcare workers and providers.

The course focuses on how to minimize handling and lifting, and includes guidance on handling aids and risk assessment.

You will learn to move and handle people safely, so that risks are reduced.

Course Outline

  • Risk Assessment
  • Principles of handling people in a care environment
  • Assisting mobility
  • Assisting people in chairs
  • Assisting people in beds
  • The use of handling aids

Course Progression

We offer a full range of health and social care qualifications, courses and apprenticeships.

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