This is Part 2 of a two-part blended learning training programme to be used to reduce face to face training time in accordance with COVID19 regulations.
Part 1 of the training (a virtual session via Skype or Teams) must be completed prior to attending Part 2, which is a face to face practical.
The Part 2 practical can also be applied for if candidates have attended a live SKYPE version of this course tilted “Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level - Covid19 Interim Training Programme”
To adhere to Covid19 regulations this face to face course will be small groups with PPE masks, aprons and gloves provided.
The course is 2.5 hours long and will cover practical elements of:
For the practical element participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel and closed in toes. No flipflops. Candidates will need to wear PPE.
NB. please note there is no access to any drinks or refreshments, so candidates will need to bring their own with them.
The course does not cover clients with restricted mobility, i.e who need hoisting or spend longer periods in bed. This is covered in an additional 2-part blended learning session. The 2-part foundation course must be completed before the restricted mobility course is undertaken.
During Covid19 restrictions these 2 courses replace the:
To provide care givers with the knowledge of safe moving techniques to protect their backs and the adult they are caring for. To provide them with the relevant knowledge to check and use manual handling equipment safely and appropriately. To provide them knowledge of safe assisted mobility techniques for clients and carers. To ensure they understand the concepts of a balanced risk assessment approach which ensures client participation and choice.
By the end of the two part blended learning:
it is anticipated candidates will:
Please specify on your application if you are new to care work and haven’t completed a practical moving and handling training, so priority can be given to your application.