Manual Handling Training

Manual Handling Training

Rehab on the Move provides comprehensive Manual Handling Training to staff working in a care or healthcare setting. Lead by an experienced Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist, your training program will be tailored to meet the specific demands and challenges of your work environment.

Our engaging and informative education style ensures your staff will not only meet their annual mandatory training requirement, but are also armed with useful techniques to take into their everyday working life.

Theoretical presentation covering:

The principles of Manual Handling
Legislation
Anatomy and posture
Risk Management
Injury – causes and prevention
Practical Session 1: Fit for Work

Practical Session 2: Manual Handling Techniques:

Bed mobility and sliding sheets
Assisted standing and walking
Hoist
Positioning in a chair
Assist from the floor
Content is tailored to meet the specific needs of your organisation.

Handouts are provided on the day and each participant will receive a certificate.

Testimonials

‘Well presented, detailed and pertinent.’

‘The in-service was good and helped with understanding the muscular system and spinal cord, and how it relates to everyday work.’

‘Was presented very well and thorough. I learnt a lot of new skills to genially assist my daily work practice.’

Comments received from our recent session with Warrah in January 2012.