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Moving and Assisting with a Hoist (Introduction) Formerly Moving and Handling

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1£1171 Day


Aimed at staff who are either new or have been out of the care sector for a while. Delegates will learn and demonstrate a variety of moving and assisting practices with a focus on the use of scenario-based learning. By the end of the training, delegates would have learned the skills to move and assist individuals safely.

  • Theory of moving and handling
  • A practical session for people movers including:
  • Supporting an individual to walk
  • Transfers from chair to chair
  • Moving an individual in bed *
  • Using slide sheets to reposition an individual in bed *
  • Demonstration and use of hoist *

* depending on equipment at venue if not at SEK premises


“Answered all questions in depth.”

“I learnt a lot about moving and handling I haven't been told before.”

Felix Seymour

Carer, HMT


“More knowledge on how to avoid injuries and protect myself and service users.”

Senior Carer, HMT

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