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Summary course information Safetycor provides two types of patient handling course: An annual half-day refresher A full-day course for new staff The aim of these courses is to provide delegates with sufficient knowledge, understanding, and practical skills to undertake patient handling tasks in a safe manner. Our course tutor is a registered health professional with over 20 years of practical patient handling experience. In addition, our tutor holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education and current health authority certification to teach patient handling. Who will benefit from this course? These courses can be tailored to specific careresidential home and hospital requirements and need to be held on-site using your equipment. When and where will courses be held? This course is run strictly on an in-company basis. Therefore, subject to tutor availability, we can make this programme available to organisations at a time to suit them. The venues and refreshments are to be made available by the client. Course details The course programme covers the following main sections: Facts, figures and the types of manual handling injuries that occur The relevant regulations and legal requirements, in particular the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, 1992. The anatomy of the spine and possible injuries Weights and loads, biomechanics, and the principles of good handling Risk assessments Practical patient handling techniques Suggested follow-up courses IOSH Working Safely or IOSH Managing Safely

Summary course information Safetycor provides two types of patient handling course: An annual half-day refresher A full-day course for new staff The aim of these courses is to provide delegates with sufficient knowledge, understanding, and practical skills to undertake patient handling tasks in a safe manner. Our course tutor is a registered health professional with over 20 years of practical...

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