Introduction to Moving and Assisting with Hoist
This course is aimed at staff that are either new to the care sector or been out of it for a while. Covered during this course is the theory and practice of using a hoist and other moving and assisting equipment.
During this course, delegates will look at:
- Risk assessing and planning a move
- hazard identification
- Basic physiology and biomechanics of the back
- Importance of good moving and assisting
- Consequences of the poor practice.
- Practical session
The course also gives delegates the opportunity to learn and demonstrate a variety of moving and assisting practices, including the use of scenario-based learning.
This certificate is valid for 3 years. Annual half day refreshers are required