Safer People Handling - Refresher - Afternoon Session (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
Course Code
BH/22/0729
Course Types
Training Event (face to face)
Overview
This course is aimed at staff involved in the manual handling of adults, including the use of hoists and other support equipment, who have completed the Safer People Handling practical training session within the last 12 months.

Important Eligibility Applies - if you last completed the Safer People Handling practical session training outside of the last 12 month period (30 days beyond this, absolute maximum is acceptable) or if you have not completed training in this area before please do not book onto this refresher course, you must complete the safer people handling basic awareness course.

It is a National/local directive that staff refresh and update their knowledge and skills regularly. This half-day course will update staff on the possible injuries to themselves and enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

The latest Government Guidance is being followed to ensure that face to face training is delivered in the safest possible way to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19 . The attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants sets out the arrangements and what you are required to do when attending the training course. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the course.

Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

This course is open to all adult social care staff across the council and the Independent Voluntary Sector.

If you have any concerns about attending this training please contact the Learning and Development team - learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Please note: - Access to Montague House for delegates is the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, and behind the wooden gate delegates will find the back door into the manual handling training room.

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.
Start Date
Thursday 9 June 2022
End Date
Thursday 9 June 2022
Times
13:15 - 16:15
Number of Sessions
1
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course you will be able to:



  • define what is meant by safer people handling & explain the assessment criteria

  • describe the anatomy, physiology and mechanics of the back and use safe hoisting and moving techniques

  • discuss the importance of reporting in relation to manual handling

  • identify the variety of manual handling equipment and know how to use it

  • identify some of the potential barriers to safer people handling that may exist

  • list a number of employer and employee responsibilities (both legal and ethical) that combine to enhance safer people handling practice

Additional information
The latest Government Guidance is being followed to ensure that face to face training is delivered in the safest possible way to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19 . The attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants sets out the arrangements and what you are required to do when attending the training course. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the course.

Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

This course is open to all adult social care staff across the council and the Independent Voluntary Sector.

Attached to this email is the Safer People Handling – Refresher handout for this session.  Delegates must bring this handout to the session.

If you have any concerns about attending this training please contact the Learning and Development team - learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Please note: - Access to Montague House for delegates is the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, and behind the wooden gate delegates will find the back door into the manual handling training room.

Please be aware that if you are unable to participate in the practical session you will only receive a certificate of attendance, not a full certificate which assesses your competency and you will have to attend a refresher session at a later date when you are fit and well to have your competency assessed.

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.
Target Audience
Adult Social Care Providers / Brighton & Hove City Council Staff / Care Homes / Carers / For anyone where relevant to role / Health / Home Care Providers / Learning Disability Services / Nursing Homes / Registered Managers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
 
Venue
Montague House Manual Handling Training Room, Montague Place, Kemp Town
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Commissioner
Event Trainers
Herts Handling Training
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Enquiries
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
£0.00
Tier 2
£0.00
Tier 3
£75.00
Tier 4
£75.00
Tier 5
£95.00