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

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


Overview/Content
The ability to apply safe manual handling principles and techniques is an essential skill for support workers supporting clients with reduced mobility. This manual handling training for health care workers is designed specifically for people working as home care workers, personal carers, nurses, aged care or disability support workers and develops the knowledge and skills required to recognise the manual handling tasks performed when supporting client/s, the ways in which these tasks may lead to injuries, and how using safe work practices when assisting their client can minimise the risk of these injuries occurring.
This course is focused on support workers assisting clients who are both semi-dependent and dependent and developing the manual handling skills relating to client transfer from bed to chair/wheelchair and sit to stand.

We are currently only offering public training for this program through our live virtual classroom. Public dates are located below but course content varies to the face-to-face training. Please refer to our course 'Manual Handling - People Manual Handling Skills for Support Workers : Live Virtual Classroom Training' for content variations.

Learning Objectives
Demonstrate client transfer bed to chair
Demonstrate client sit to stand
Complete a risk management activity

Delivery Mode
Face-to-Face Training : 3 hours and 30 minutes

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

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







Public Dates

LocationCourse TitleTraining BeginsSeats LeftPrice
AUD
(ex GST)
 
Zoom Trainer 9

Zoom Trainer 9

People Manual Handling Awareness for Support Workers : Live Virtual Classroom Training
Pathway: 2 hours and 45 minutes live virtual classroom training
Tue, 4 May 2021
9:00am - 11:45am
14152.90
Zoom Trainer 9

Zoom Trainer 9

People Manual Handling Awareness for Support Workers : Live Virtual Classroom Training
Pathway: 2 hours and 45 minutes live virtual classroom training
Tue, 15 Jun 2021
9:00am - 11:45am
15152.90
Zoom Trainer 9

Zoom Trainer 9

People Manual Handling Awareness for Support Workers : Live Virtual Classroom Training
Pathway: 2 hours and 45 minutes live virtual classroom training
Mon, 9 Aug 2021
9:00am - 11:45am
15152.90
Zoom Trainer 9

Zoom Trainer 9

People Manual Handling Awareness for Support Workers : Live Virtual Classroom Training
Pathway: 2 hours and 45 minutes live virtual classroom training
Mon, 11 Oct 2021
9:00am - 11:45am
15152.90
 
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