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IOSH Approved Trainers Course – Assisting People to Move (5 Days)

Prism Medical UK: HME Training Division

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 at 09:00 - Thursday, 8 December 2016 at 16:15 (GMT)

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IOSH Approved trainers course - assisting people to move (5 days) (IAMHTC/15)

23, 24, 25 November 7, 8, December 2016


Course details

This is a highly practical, post basic course in manual handling designed for those who wish to achieve a nationally recognised trainer's qualification. It includes all of the elements specified by the National Back Exchange for a Manual Handling Trainer in Client Handling (Foundation Level).

To ensure the highest standards the course is licensed by IOSH (Instituation for Occupational Safety and Health) and reflects the knowledge and skills required to present a manual handling foundation course that complies with legal and professional standards and the All Wales Manual Handling Training Passport and Information Scheme. Whilst the framework of the course remains the same for all participants the practical work is customised to the specific work situations of those attending.

Some background reading and preparation for assessments is also necessary therefore it is vital that participants have the enthusiasm and commitment to undertake this.


Target group

  • Carer workers in health, social care settings and educational settings
  • Managers and supervisors ,
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Nurses


Aims day 1

To provide the skills and knowledge required to introduce a foundation level manual handling training programme


Learning outcomes day 1

By the end of the session the participant will:

  • Understand the need to ensure the health & safety of all involved in manual handling operations
  • Be aware of the standards required for manual handling trainers and training programmes
  • Be able to explain the causes and effects of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the legal and professional standards that relate to manual handling and why these are needed
  • Be able to explain when and how to report accidents, incidents and ill-health
  • Understand the basic structure and function of the spine and causes of injury
  • Understand the importance of the ergonomic approach in preventing manual handling injuries
  • Be able to carry out a manual handling risk assessment and able to explain its purpose and use
  • Understand the organisational and management requirements for safer manual handling


Aims day 2

To provide the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate handling loads, whilst ensuring the safety and health of all involved.

 
Learning outcomes day 2

By the end of the session the participant will:

  • Be able to plan and present elements of a foundation level manual handling training programme effectively
  • Understand the key principles for safer manual handling
  • Be able to explain how to (reduce strain) protect the knees during activities that require kneeling and low working postures
  • Be able explain the factors to consider during team handling
  • To demonstrate how to apply the key principles for safer manual handling to a variety of loads
  • Be able to analyse load handling activities, identify risks and give appropriate feedback
  • To explain the importance of good postures e.g. when at a desk, driving


Aims day 3

To provide the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate how to provide mobility assistance, whilst ensuring the safety and health of all involved. To provide the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate how to assist a person with personal care and transfers whilst ensuring the health and safety of all involved.


Learning outcomes day 3

By the end of the session the participant will:

  • Be able to explain the importance of interpersonal considerations and the promotion of independence
  • Be able to explain how to locate and appropriately participate in manual handling risk assessments/handling plans
  • Be able to identify high risk/controversial practices
  • Understand the differences between care and therapeutic handling
  • Be able to safely demonstrate assisting a person to: walk, stand from a chair and bed, sit on a chair and bed, reposition in a chair, deal with falls and falling, personal care and dressing, transfer from surface to surface e.g. bed/chair, chair/bed, seated transfers, transfer in a toilet, transfer from bed/trolley, trolley/bed


 
Aims day 4

To provide the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate how to assist a person in bed whilst ensuring the safety and health of all involved. To provide the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate how to use handling equipment whilst ensuring the health and safety of all involved.

 
Learning outcomes day 4

By the end of the session the participant will:

  • Know how to use slide sheets aids safely
  • Be able to safely demonstrate assisting a person to: Roll and turn, slide up/down the bed, get in and out of bed, sit up from lying, be able to explain how to achieve good postures when working around a bed
  • Be able to explain relevant legal duties
  • Be aware of the range, selection, safe use and maintenance requirements of: mechanical beds, wheelchairs, hoists and slings
  • Be able to safely demonstrate: fitting a sling for a person in bed, fitting a sling in bed with sliding sheets, fitting a sling for a person in a chair, fitting a sling in a chair with sliding sheets, hoisting from bed/chair and chair/bed, hoisting to/from the floor, use of a standing hoist


Aims day 5

To recap and refresh the skills and knowledge required to deliver foundation level manual handling whilst ensuring the safety and health of all involved.

 
Learning outcomes day 5

By the end of the session the participant will:

  • Be aware of their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Have identified any areas that require further practise
  • Understand the need for continuous professional development
  • Know where to obtain further support and guidance

 

Do you have questions about IOSH Approved Trainers Course – Assisting People to Move (5 Days)? Contact Prism Medical UK: HME Training Division

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Prism Medical UK, HME Training Division
HME House
Cotmanhay Road
DE7 8HU Ilkeston
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 at 09:00 - Thursday, 8 December 2016 at 16:15 (GMT)


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Organiser

Prism Medical UK: HME Training Division

Martin Hutchinson and Rosemary Rodgers have worked together for over 20 years and are acknowledged national and international experts in this field.

They established HME in 1997 and now have a team of 14 who can work throughout the UK.

HME received a National Training Award in December 2007 and were invited by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) to explain their award winning management system and training programme at over 30 care home seminars held throughout the UK during 2008/9.

Rosemary and Martin were founder members of East Midlands Back Exchange, and have produced and contributed to a number of publications and training resources. They are regular conference speakers both in the UK and abroad.

From 12 September 2014, HME has become part of Prism Medical UK and now operates as Prism Medical UK, HME Training Division

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