Moving and Handling for Dental Practices

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is aimed at staff working in dental practices.

COVID-19

Please ensure that all Learners attending training at our venue(s) are aware of the following:

  • All learners must present evidence of a negative PCR or LFD test result taken within 72 hours before the start of the face to face course (evidence accepted includes: test result text message or email from the NHS, or NHS app record). 

What does the course cover?

Theory
• Provide a definition of moving and handling
• Review back pain and back related injuries in the UK
• Provide examples of behaviours that damage the back
• Identify and demonstrate understanding of the manual handling and equipment regulations under the Health and safety at Work Act
• Review legislation that protects an individual’s rights and wellbeing
• Utilise the TILEO or ELITE risk assessment to identify hazards and reduce risk
• Demonstrate the efficient movement principles
• Demonstrate safe handling principles when moving loads

Practical one – Support for people with reduced mobility
• Chair Support – Assisting a person to sit comfortably in a chair
• Chair Support – Supporting an unsteady person to stand and sit down
• Ambulatory Support – Supporting an unsteady person to walk
• Falls – Discussion and advice on supporting a person who has fallen

 

Please read the Terms and Conditions before booking.

Due to the high risk of foot injury no learners wearing open toe shoes will be able to complete a moving and handling course

Cost of course:

Member: £22.00
Non-Member: £45.00

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