This programme has been written for those working in the care industry and whose work may at some point include moving clients from one position to another.
Helping learners to develop the skills they need to move and handle clients safely, considering their physical comfort and well-being. The programme also includes guidance about the safe moving and handling of objects.
Preparing Clients and Environments for Moving and Handling
Legislations / Preparing the environment / Preparing yourself / Preparing the client / Methods used to assess risk / Selecting appropriate moving and handling methods
Using Manual Techniques to Assist Clients to Move from One Position to Another
Supporting clients / Maintaining privacy and dignity of clients / Safe techniques / Problems encountered during moving and handling clients / Unsafe methods
Using Equipment to Assist Clients to Move from One Position to Another
Different types of moving equipment / Choosing appropriate aids / Prepare to use equipment /Practicing safe moving and handling techniques using equipment / Reporting equipment faults / Procedures for cleaning equipment and returning to storage after use
Reducing the Adverse Effects of Pressure
Causes of damage to the skin / Effects of pressure sores on the client /Importance of preventing pressure sores / Complete Risk Assessment documentation / Make practical interventions consistent with the plan of care / Inform clients and carers about the causes and prevention of pressure sores and encourage self-management
On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:
Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Moving and Handling Clients Safely Certificate
Moving and Handling Clients Safely Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.
You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!
Requirements for Entry
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 100 hrs.
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
* All study materials
* Study Guide
* Full Tutor and Admin support
* The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
* This course is excluded from all of our "fee reducing plans".
This programme serves as an ideal progression towards a Level 2 course in Safety Compliance.