Safer Handling for Living Well Care Managers
This basic awareness course is for Living Well Care Managers and will give participants’ skills and knowledge to carry out moving and handling of adults.
The training has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are detailed below in the additional information. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the programme. Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.
It will be delivered using social distancing and will be observation only.
Participants are requested to arrive no more than five minutes prior to their session, to allow time for the previous participants to exit Montague House. The main reception is currently closed, so entry to Montague House for delegates will be at the back entrance of the training room, via Somerset Street, where you will find a wooden gate that will be open for entry to the training room.
- describe Bio-mechanical and postural influences
- devise techniques and strategies for moving and handling people who are mobility impaired
- practice using strategies that may allow for single-handed care packages
- problem solve practical case studies
HSE guidance states that good ventilation, together with social distancing, keeping workplaces clean and frequent handwashing, can help reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus.
In order to ensure there is good natural ventilation with fresh air flow in the training room, windows will be kept partially open. Heating will be switched on but you may wish to wear extra layers during cold weather.
Further points to note:
Participants must ensure they wear appropriate clothing and flat, comfortable footwear that covers the whole of the foot as you will be actively participating in safer people handling techniques. Open toed shoes and sandals are not acceptable and you maybe turned away due to health and safety reasons which will then incur a charge.
If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.