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Moving and Handling Clients Safely

Overview

This programme has been written for those working in the care industry and whose work may at some point include moving clients from one position to another.

Helping learners to develop the skills they need to move and handle clients safely, considering their physical comfort and well-being. The programme also includes guidance about the safe moving and handling of objects.

Modules

Preparing Clients and Environments for Moving and Handling

Legislations / Preparing the environment  / Preparing yourself  / Preparing the client / Methods used to assess risk / Selecting appropriate moving and handling methods

Using Manual Techniques to Assist Clients to Move from One Position to Another

Supporting clients  / Maintaining privacy and dignity of clients  / Safe techniques  / Problems encountered during moving and handling clients / Unsafe methods

Using Equipment to Assist Clients to Move from One Position to Another

Different types of moving equipment  / Choosing appropriate aids  / Prepare to use equipment /Practicing safe moving and handling techniques using equipment  / Reporting equipment faults / Procedures for cleaning equipment and returning to storage after use

Reducing the Adverse Effects of Pressure

Causes of damage to the skin / Effects of pressure sores on the client /Importance of preventing pressure sores  / Complete Risk Assessment documentation  / Make practical interventions consistent with the plan of care  / Inform clients and carers about the causes and prevention of pressure sores and encourage self-management

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • This course is excluded from all of our "fee reducing plans".

Progression Potential

This programme serves as an ideal progression towards a Level 2 course in Safety Compliance.

This programme has been written for those working in the care industry and whose work may at some point include moving clients from one position to another.

Helping learners to develop the skills they need to move and handle clients safely, considering their physical comfort and well-being. The programme also includes guidance about the safe moving and handling of objects.

Modules

Preparing Clients and Environments for Moving and Handling

Legislations / Preparing the environment  / Preparing yourself  / Preparing the client / Methods used to assess risk / Selecting appropriate moving and handling methods

Using Manual Techniques to Assist Clients to Move from One Position to Another

Supporting clients  / Maintaining privacy and dignity of clients  / Safe techniques  / Problems encountered during moving and handling clients / Unsafe methods

Using Equipment to Assist Clients to Move from One Position to Another

Different types of moving equipment  / Choosing appropriate aids  / Prepare to use equipment /Practicing safe moving and handling techniques using equipment  / Reporting equipment faults / Procedures for cleaning equipment and returning to storage after use

Reducing the Adverse Effects of Pressure

Causes of damage to the skin / Effects of pressure sores on the client /Importance of preventing pressure sores  / Complete Risk Assessment documentation  / Make practical interventions consistent with the plan of care  / Inform clients and carers about the causes and prevention of pressure sores and encourage self-management

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • This course is excluded from all of our "fee reducing plans".

Progression Potential

This programme serves as an ideal progression towards a Level 2 course in Safety Compliance.

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