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Manual Handling – People Manual Handling Training Skills for Support Workers

Manual Handling - People Manual Handling Skills for Support Workers : Face-to-Face Training

This people manual handling skills training for support and health care workers is designed specifically for people working as home care workers, personal carers, nurses, aged care or disability support workers.

This people manual handling training is focused on support workers assisting clients who are both semi-dependent and dependent, and develops the manual handling knowledge and performance skills relating to client transfer from bed to chair/wheelchair and sit to stand and walking with aids.

Learning Objectives
Face-to-Face Mode Only:

  • Demonstrate client lying down to sitting

  • Demonstrate client sit to stand

Delivery Mode
2 hours and 30 minutes live online training
3 hours face-to-face training and assessment

Qualification Issued
People Manual Handling for Support Workers: Live Online Training
People Manual Handling for Support Workers : Face-to-Face Training and Assessment

More About This Course
Our Health Care programs are only ever conducted by either a nurse or a paramedic. There can be no better trainer than one who has "lived" experience. As a trusted health professional, they will teach the 'why' of your course and are committed to your learning. This manual handling skills program provides support workers people with essential knowledge and skills to safely assist a person who is semi-dependent.

Some of the topics for our people manual handling course for health care workers include:

  • understanding the concepts of manual handling

  • identifying manual handling tasks within the general and supportive care environment

  • minimising manual handling injuries to self and others

  • identifying the principles of safe lifting and moving of loads

  • examining the relevant health and safety legislative requirements

  • explaining the risk management process; including a risk management activity

  • prompting versus assisting

  • exploring the manual handling techniques for clients who are semi-dependent and fully dependent on others

  • understanding the manual handling support required for a client transfer from bed to chair and bed to wheelchair

  • understanding the manual handling support required for a client using walking aids

Premium Health are excellent and their offering is of tremendous value to the Disability sector. Their instructors are knowledgeable and engaging and our staff have the convenience of someone come on site to teach them. Classes which are offered virtually also provided a high level of interaction and useful information that our carers can take and apply to the work they do. We are very pleased with the services provided by Premium Health.

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