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Moving and Assisting: Practical
Moving and Assisting: Practical

Building on the lessons learned in Moving & Handling Theory, this comprehensive training resource will help you to deliver practical training that explains safe moving principles.

Filmed in both the Care Home and Home Care (Domiciliary Care) settings, this title will show your staff how to use Moving and Assisting equipment safely and assist people that need support, in their daily lives. Built around the principles of safe manual handling, this title will teach care workers the importance of providing assistance centred around the needs of the individual whether working unaided, as part of a team or with equipment.

Building on the lessons learned in Moving & Handling Theory, this comprehensive training resource will help you to deliver practical training that explains safe moving principles.

Filmed in both the Care Home and Home Care (Domiciliary Care) settings, this title will show your staff how to use Moving and Assisting equipment safely and assist people that need support, in their daily lives. Built around the principles of safe manual handling, this title will teach care workers the importance of providing assistance centred around the needs of the individual whether working unaided, as part of a team or with equipment.

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“This course was brilliant, I was engaged throughout the whole course. I find that asking questions throughout the videos is a great touch. This ensures you are watching the whole video and taking in everything that is being said and done.”
 
Natasha Williams – Healthcare Homes Group

Overview

This online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Moving and Assisting Practical.

 20 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate

Subjects covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Recap: Safe Moving Principles
  • Manual Handling Equipment – Wheelchairs, Wendylett and other Slide Systems, Transfer Boards, Single Handed Care, Hoists and Beds
  • Assisting People to Move
  • Bed Mobility
  • Hoisting
  • Falls & Emergency Handling
  • Using the Toilet
  • Bathing
  • Controversial Techniques
  • Summary
On average this online course should take around 50 minutes.

England

Care Certificate Standard 13

NOS: CHS2, CHS 6, SCDHSC0022, SCDHSC0223, SCDHSC0032

RQF: Move and position individuals in accordance with their care plan (Level 2 Diploma in Care, Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support)

Wales

All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Sections 3 & 7

Scotland

National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC’s Induction Standards

Carole Johnson, MCSP, SRP, Cert Ed, HCPC Registered, LinkedIn Profile

carole johnson

Carole Johnson is a highly skilled and experienced course consultant at CareTutor, specializing in the courses “Moving and Assisting: Assessments,” “Moving and Assisting: Theory,” and “Moving and Assisting: Practical.” Carole’s expertise lies in the field of manual handling, particularly in people handling for both children and adults.

As a Chartered Physiotherapist and freelance Manual Handling Adviser, Carole brings over 35 years of experience to her role. She takes great satisfaction in finding effective solutions that meet the needs of both the individuals seeking assistance and those providing help. Carole’s extensive knowledge and proficiency in manual handling have led her to become an Honorary and Advanced member of the National Back Exchange, a prestigious organization dedicated to promoting safe and efficient manual handling practices.

Carole’s expertise extends beyond her practical experience. She has contributed to the field through her publications, including the highly regarded “Handling of People” (BackCare, 2005, 2011) and the “Guidance on Manual Handling in Physiotherapy” (CSP, 2008, 2014). Additionally, she has authored the “Manual Handling of Children” (NBE, 2011), further demonstrating her comprehensive understanding of manual handling practices in various contexts.

Carole’s contributions to the field of manual handling have been recognized nationally and internationally. She has presented at the Moving and Handling People conference numerous times since the year 2000, covering a wide range of topics, from complex manual handling techniques to her role as a Specialist Adviser on inspections for the Care Quality Commission. Carole’s involvement with the National Back Exchange has been extensive, serving as Chairman from 1999 to 2004, Public Relations Officer from 2008 to 2014, and currently holding the role of editor for their journal, Column. In March 2016, she also assumed the position of publications officer, further highlighting her commitment to sharing knowledge and advancing best practices in manual handling.

Carole Johnson is a highly accomplished course consultant at CareTutor, specializing in manual handling practices for both children and adults. With her extensive experience, publications, and active involvement in professional organizations, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the “Moving and Assisting: Assessments,” “Moving and Assisting: Theory,” and “Moving and Assisting: Practical” courses.

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