Following government advice, ESCC have made the decision to postpone or cancel some face to face training.
This decision has been made in light of the national concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID - 19). Please see individual courses for more information.

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Code: ASC/20/425 Completing Individual Risk Assessing for the Moving and Handling of Adults (Cancelled)

This one day course is aimed at key individuals within organisations that complete individual moving and handling risk assessments and plans for adult patients or carers.

The course aims to further develop their role as manual handling risk assessors to:

  • Ensure that risk assessments completed are balanced, person centred, fit for purpose, optimise clients' abilities
  • Demonstrate clear reasoning of the risks that have been identified and how and why decisions have been reached to reduce them.

It covers:

  • Legislation that impacts and frames the manual handling risk assessments
  • Good practice in assessing risks
  • Demonstrating a balanced risk assessment approach
  • How to write a risk assessment and a concise manual handling plan.

There will be some case scenarios to work through.

Please note:

  • This course does not cover generic moving and handling risk assessments of objects
  • Staff should not have attended the ESCC 4 day Moving and Handling train the trainer as this course covers moving and handling risk assessment.

Important information: For the practical element of this training participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel with closed in toes. Flipflops/summer sandals are not appropriate. Please note that if delegates are not wearing appropriate footwear, they may be turned away from the course by the trainer, and a charge will be made for the wasted place.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 May 2020 09:45 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/538 Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level (Covid19 Skype session)

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE FAST TRACK DISTANCE LEARNING DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF. TRAINING WILL BE DELIVERED VIA A SKYPE MEETING AND YOU WILL BE SENT AN INVITE TO IT A COUPLE OF DAYS BEFORE IT IS DUE. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT NEW STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN IT IS
AVAILABLE. Please look out for an email to complete session evaluation. We would appreciate your time in completing this so we can evaluate this temporary process. You will then be able to access your certificate.


This course provides delegates with knowledge of safe moving and handling techniques and a basic knowledge of equipment they may need to use to safely move and handle a client. This course does not cover clients with restricted mobility issues, i.e. those who need hoisting or are cared for in bed. During the COVID 19 restrictions, This is covered in an additional 2 hour skype training session called Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Support Workers/PAs. 

Due to the practical nature of moving and handling of people, it is recommended when accessible, candidates complete the face to face training available through East Sussex. 

The course covers:

  •  A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling and care of objects and people 
  •  Anatomy of the spine and how to reduce the risk of spinal injury by mplementing safe handling principles
  •  The importance of good sitting posture
  •  Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing techniques
  •  Techniques to assist someone getting in and out of a bed.

 

 

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 May 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Distance Learning Map