Moving & Safe Positioning of People (Theory) - Franklins Training Services Ltd


To understand the theory of correct Moving and Positioning procedures appropriate to their working environment


3 Hours

Who Should Attend?

All staff whose job role involves Moving and Positioning of People


  • Explain controversial techniques and discuss why they are unsafe
  • Discuss equipment relevant and available to use
  • Discuss safe Moving and Positioning techniques using the principles of biomechanics

Contents of Course:

  • Discussion of Equipment that is available and maybe of use in their working environment for safer Moving and Positioning
  • Discuss use of equipment appropriate to their working environment including: Hoists and Slings, Stand Aids, Slide Sheets, Handling Support Belts and Handling Slings
  • Techniques for Aiding People to Stand transfer manually
  • Wheelchair Use (where applicable)
  • Walking Frames and Commodes (where applicable)
  • Questions/Discussion
  • Quiz

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