Combined Manual Handing of Objects & Safer Moving & Positioning of People accredited through Highfield Awarding Body

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This course is designed to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to safely carry out Moving and Positioning of People and or children with restricted mobility whilst taking into consideration the diverse understanding needed when assisting and supporting individuals. The course is aimed at anyone who completes Moving and Positioning tasks and activities within their workplace including Doctors, Nurses, Support Workers and People involved within the Health and Social Care Industry. As with all Dynamic First Aid Ltd courses, each course is bespoke to your industry type and adjustable according to each client's individual needs, making it more specific and relevant to your staff.


Content:

Objects

  • lifting an object from the floor onto a platform/table at waist height (lift from floor)
  • moving an object from a platform/table at waist height to a platform/table at waist height 1.5m apart (short distance move)
  • moving an object from a platform/table at waist height to the floor (lower to floor)
  • carrying a load over a distance of 5m negotiating a 90° turn (carry a load with turn)
  • moving a load on equipment designed to be pushed over a distance of 5m, negotiating a 90° turn (push a load with turn)
  • lifting an object from the floor which requires more than one person to lift it (team lift)
  • carrying an object which requires more than one person to lift it, over a distance of 5m and negotiating a 90° turn (team carry)
  • lowering an object which requires more than one person to lift it from a ‘carry’ position to the floor (team lowering)

People      

  • Assist sitting to standing
  • Assist standing to sitting
  • Assist to walk
  • Assist into bed – (no equipment)
  • Assist out of bed - (no equipment).
  • Assist sitting to standing – with handling belt
  • Assist standing to sitting – with handling belt
  • Assist to walk – with handling belt • use transferboard to move from chair to chair
  • Using a slide sheet turn in bed
  • Using a slide sheet move up bed
  • Using a slide sheet move down bed
  • Use a transfer board to move bed to chair
  • Use a transfer board to move chair to bed
  • Move a wheelchair over level ground
  • Negotiate an up kerb (wheelchair)
  • Negotiate a down kerb (wheelchair)
  • Assist to stand from a sitting position using rotastand
  • Assist to sit from a standing position using rotastand
  • Assist to stand from a sitting position with handling belt using rotastand
  • Assist to sit from a standing position with handling belt using rotastand
  • Demonstrate safe and effective use of a hoist in accordance with manufacturers detailed instructions
  • Demostrate safe and effective use of any associated slings and other ancillary equipment in accordance with manufacturers detailed instructions.
  • Safe movement principles when moving a person as part of a team. 2 persons – no equipment assist sitting to standing (no equipment)
  • Assist standing to sitting (no equipment)
  • Assist to walk (no equipment)
  • Assist sitting to standing – with handling belt
  • Assist standing to sitting – with handling belt
  • Assist to walk – with handling belt
  • Assist to walk with the use of a walking stick
  • Assist to walk with the use of a walking frame
  • Assist into bed – (no equipment)
  • Assist out of bed – (no equipment).

Assessment:

Each unit of this qualification is assessed in two parts.

Unit 1: Manual Handling Safety at Work

Part one: Multiple choice question paper Testing learners’ knowledge on the subject assessed by a 30-minute, 15-question multiple-choice examination. Successful learners must achieve at least 10 out of 15 to pass this element of the qualification.

Part two: Competency-based assessment A competency-based assessment is carried out by the nominated tutor. Learners must practically demonstrate the application of the correct techniques as indicated within the learning outcomes of the unit. Learners can either achieve a pass or fail. Centre guidance on the practical assessments for this unit is included in Appendix 1.

Unit 2: Moving People Safely

Part one: Multiple choice question paper Testing learners’ knowledge on the subject assessed by a 30-minute, 15-question multiple-choice examination. Successful learners must achieve at least 10 out of 15 to pass this element of the qualification.

Part two: Competency-based assessment A competency-based assessment is carried out by the nominated tutor. Learners must practically demonstrate the application of the correct techniques as indicated within the learning outcomes of the unit. Learners can either achieve a pass or fail. Centre guidance on the practical assessments for this unit is included in Appendix 2. Following the assessment, a list of results will be provided to the Centre Contacts stating whether learners have passed or failed.

 Cost:

£800.00 + VAT (In house only) for up to 12 delegates

£100.00 per person + VAT at our training venue in Needham Markets (AGA Mobility)