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Moving and Assisting People, and Moving and Handling Objects in a Health and Social Care Setting

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Intended audience group: 2, 3, 4, 5

All front line staff  (registered or not registered) in all health and social care environments, (residential, domiciliary, nursing and community), including volunteers, people living with conditions and personal assistants of care when funding may be used from personal health budgets for continuous healthcare.

Intended Audience Group
Moving and Handling People
Aims and Objectives

This course is a mandatory course as recommended by Skills for Care.  It links to CQC KLOEs;
Safe: S2, S3
Effective: E1, E2

CQC fundamental standards; Safety

It is also recommend learning is refreshed and knowledge and competence assessed at least annually and when a new risk is introduced.

This module looks at how to safely move and handle objects and the legislation behind it. Also, why it is important and how to perform the task safely.

You will learn

  • Key pieces of legislation referring to moving and assisting,
  • Understanding of principles for moving and assisting,
  • Know what tasks you are not allowed to carry out at your current stage of training,Know how to move and position people and/or objects safely,
  • Understand why it is important for moving and handling tasks to be performed only after training,
  • Understand the importance of following individual’s care plans and fully engaging individuals in assisting and moving

This course is suitable for Adult Social Care workforce

Central Bedfordshire
Frequency / Length
Mandatory / Refresher annually or as needed / 1 hour
Resource / Organisation
Central Bedfordshire Council
Training delivered by:

Learning Central (Central Bedfordshire Council). Registration is required to access this course and once registration is approved fully funded courses are available to:

Central Bedfordshire Council adult social care staff Staff of all care and support providers in Central Bedfordshire
Also contracted care providers outside of Central Bedfordshire

Cost, Funded or Free
Free see terms above
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