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Moving and Handling – Single Handed Care

14 May, 2019 - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fully funded

One day

Course Description

The aim of this day is to provide care staff with an understanding of the legal implications and practical strategies for managing care with one carer. It is presumed that all delegates will have an understanding of recognised techniques for the safer handling of people including skills with regards to the use of small handling aids; transfer aids and hoists. Equipment and strategies will be demonstrated and practised that allow staff to work in a safer way.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Reviewed the legal implications for moving and handling risk assessment and considered the origins of the myths that may surround such assessments
  • Evaluated the advantages and disadvantages of single handed care
  • Considered the factors that will affect the selection of specific equipment and relate this to the issues of single handed care packages
  • Observed and practised with a variety of techniques and equipment that could enable single handed care
  • Analysed the importance of robust documentation which will have been emphasised in case studies/group work
  • Reviewed local policies and procedures and completed local paperwork in small group workshops


Learners will be able to decide on strategies and equipment that can be used by one person, when deemed safe to do so.

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Disclaimer: Please note that this course is fully funded for Standard, Silver and Gold members only. Associate Members will incur a cost for this training. For more details, please email enquiries@hcpa.info before booking.

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14 May, 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fully funded
Courses Category:
Aimed at:
Managers, Training Co-ordinators, HR staff, Deputy staff, Senior staff, Care Staff, Team Leaders, Registered Nurses
Service User focus:
Dementia, Elderly, Learning Disability, Autism, Drug misuse
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice