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Safe Moving and Handling

Next Available Course: Upon Request

Duration: 5 Hours

Validation: 3 Years

Price per delegate: £99 +VAT


The Safe Moving and Handling course is valid for 3 years and is designed for organisations who are responsible for assisting with their own movements. Delegates will be provided with the essential knowldge and understanding of safe moving techniques to prevent personal injury to the patient and to the person who is being moved. The syllabus will also cover the industries' legal requirements relevant to the handling of people.

Course Benefits

  • Delegates will be trained in best practice processes

  • Standards set for moving patients within the nursing home and residential care home sectors

  • peace of mind

  • Patient care - it will help to contribute to improving patient crae

  • Your team will be trained in advanced manual handling best practice techniques

  • The course an be tailored to suit the individual pieces of equipment used in your organisation

  • Ideal for organisations with a responsibility for assisting a patient with their own movements or enabling movement when a patient is incapacitated

  • Legal compliance - provide you and your organisation with a better understanding of legislation and how it may affect your operation

  • Familiarisation and usage of specialist equipment

Learning Outcomes

  • Making the process of moving and handling patients as safe as possible

  • Move and handle people in a way that provides dignity and greater comfort to the patient

  • Individuals will be taught best practice techniques for moving and handling people with the least amount of effort

  • Familiarisation and usage of specialist equipment

  • Improved team competence levels


  • Introducing working safely

  • Realities of the human suffering

  • Importance of personal responsibility

  • Defining hazard and risk

  • Identifying common hazards

  • Work traffic, fire, chemicals, electricity, physical and verbal abuse, bullying, stress, noise, slips, trips, falls and manual handling

  • Improving safely performance

Send Booking Enquiry

If you wish to send a booking enquiry or learn more about the Safe Moving and Handling, please contact us today on

01482 398521 or

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