This is a 3hr workshop giving opportunity for staff to practice the following techniques to get a person off the floor:
• independently with verbal prompting
• with a raising aid (Mangar Elk)
• with a passive hoist
It is aimed at Local Back Care Links to enable them to observe and competency staff practice.
It is also aimed at staff who are struggling to practise safeley and require more in depth training
What can I expect?
The aim of the course is to equip staff with a high level of knowledge and experience to be able to undertake this handling task safely. Delegates will:
By the end of the session you will have:
Please note, considering the practical element of the course, low-heeled shoes that support all of the foot and no tight clothing should be worn.
Managers should ensure that the staff they nominate are in a state of physical fitness commensurate with being able to undertake the practical elements of this course safely. If in doubt when nominating an individual or needing clarification about the state of physical fitness required undertaking the course safely, please discuss with the People Handling and Back Care Advisor prior to the course.