Moving, Assisting and HoistingFirst Response Training & Consultancy Services Ltd
The Level 2 Award in Moving, Assisting and Hoisting ensures that healthcare support workers and adult social care workers recognise the principles of safe moving and assisting and the safe use of equipment such as hoists.
At First Response Training we can provide face-to-face, classroom-based courses inhouse at your premises or venue of your choice, open courses at our public venues and a range of e-learning, distance learning and webinar courses, as well as blended learning solutions.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This course is designed for workers in adult health and social care who may need to help move and assist people receiving care and support, and who need to acquire practical skills for using hoists.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
A Certificate of attendance from First Response Training, valid for 3 years, is issued on course completion.
By the end of this course learners will be able to
- Understand the legislation surrounding moving and assisting
- Understand common injuries caused by moving and assisting and how to avoid them
- Understand the principles of risk assessment and ergonomics
- Be able to explain controversial techniques
- Know how to deal with falling / fallen clients
- Understand the importance of effective communication and team positioning
- Be confident in moving and assisting techniques including lateral transfers and hoist techniques
With a team of 100 trainers located across the country, no additional expenses are applied for travel. All courses are fully inclusive of certification, personal account management, refresher reminders, administration, and access to your own secure client portal.
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