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Moving and Handling for Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistants - Theory Session - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

Microsoft Teams Webinar, n/a
Admin Contact
Adult Social Care Training Mailbox (
Target Audience
Occupational Therapy Assistants
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Assessment & Care Management / ESCC Directly Provided Services
Health and Safety
Course description

This session covers:

First 1.5 hours OT and OTAs to attend:

• legislation that we need to know about in relation to our responsibilities, our employers and how OT assessments sits within the legislation framework
• Anatomy and basic lifting principles
• Seated posture and the importance of repositioning for our clients
• Assist someone to stand techniques (we will practice these on the face to face sessions)
• Turning aids

Last 1 hour OTs only need attend. OTAs welcome if they wish:

• Stock slings and categories, measuring for
• Types of hoists and LOLER checks
• Slide sheets
• Stand aids
• Insitu slide sheets

Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. Please note this email will be sent close to the day/time of the event.

Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.


Training objectives
Learning outcomes

Please see Course Description

Additional Information
Start Date
Monday 14 June 2021
End Date
Monday 14 June 2021
Closing Date
Saturday 12 June 2021
10:00 - 12:30
Maximum Places
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