Patient Handling Home Instead Senior Care

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Patient Handling Home Instead Senior Care

Course Aim

To provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required for safe patient handling.


Course Objectives

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

Explain their legal rights and responsibilities

Explain how the musclo-skeletal system can get injured

Identify risk factors associated with patient handling

Apply the principles of safe lifting to inanimate objects

Apply the principles of safe lifting to animate objects

Handle patients safely


Course Content

Legislation

Anatomy

Risk Assessment

Control Measures

Principles of Safe lifting

Principles of Safe Patient Handling

Principles of Safe Patient Handling and Team work

Use of hoists and Lifting Equipment


Instructor

QQI Level 6


Certification

Participants will receive a Patient Handling certificate valid for 2 years.

Patient Handling Home Instead Senior Care Description

Course Aim

To provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required for safe patient handling.


Course Objectives

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

Explain their legal rights and responsibilities

Explain how the musclo-skeletal system can get injured

Identify risk factors associated with patient handling

Apply the principles of safe lifting to inanimate objects

Apply the principles of safe lifting to animate objects

Handle patients safely


Course Content

Legislation

Anatomy

Risk Assessment

Control Measures

Principles of Safe lifting

Principles of Safe Patient Handling

Principles of Safe Patient Handling and Team work

Use of hoists and Lifting Equipment


Instructor

QQI Level 6


Certification

Participants will receive a Patient Handling certificate valid for 2 years.