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Moving and Handling People (theory and practical)

On 5 March @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Once completed, this training should be refreshed annually.

Invest in your professional development and well-being of those you care for. Join our Moving and Handling people training course today and gain the confidence and competence to provide safe and compassionate assistance to those you support.

What will be covered?

  • Your roles and responsibilities in regard to moving and handling people.
  • The principles of safe moving and handling.
  • The consequences of poor moving and handling and examples of moves no longer used.
  • In person practise of using safe manoeuvres e.g. the use of a slide sheet and hoist.
  • Knowledge of how to take care of your own health & safety when moving someone.
  • Knowledge surrounding the importance of risk assessing and agreed ways of working.

Fully funded training

This course is fully funded for personal assistants who are employed by an individual employer receiving a Direct Payment.

If you are interested in attending the course but do not qualify, please email training@independentlives.org for more information.

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05th March 2024

11:30 am - 3:30 pm



Independent Lives
Ground Floor, Southfield House, 11 Liverpool Gardens,
Worthing, BN11 1RY United Kingdom
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01903 219482