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We as an organisation have used First Response for a number of years to deliver training to our staff team. We have looked at other services but found First Response stands out from above them all. From the initial booking to the delivery of training we have found First Response to be professional. We have full confidence in them and feel the trainers are of high quality with a vast amount of knowledge, and able to deliver positive training experiences at an affordable price.

Care Service Manager - Disability care Service, Birmingham   
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Level 2 Award in Moving, Assisting and Hoisting

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6 Hours (1Day) Course Finder

Aim

To ensure that healthcare support workers and adult social care workers recognise the principles of safe moving and assisting and the safe use of equipment such as hoists.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the legislation surrounding moving and assisting
  • Understand common injuries caused by moving and assisting and how to avoid them
  • Understand the principles of risk assessment and ergonomics
  • Be able to explain controversial techniques
  • Know how to deal with falling / fallen clients Understand the importance of effective communication and team positioning
  • Be confident in moving and assisting techniques including lateral transfers and hoist techniques

Certification

Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years.

Accreditation

External accreditation is available for this course, if required, through the CIEH or Advantage Accreditation. Additional costs will apply, please contact us.

Additional Information

We can also provide a Level 3 Award in Assessing Competency in Moving and Assisting, and the Level 2 Award in Patient Hoisting, please call us for details and pricing.

Mapped to

F/502/7587, links to HSC 2028, outcome 1, 2, 3.6, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 6, MH203 outcome 1, 2,3, 4.1, 4.5, 4.6, 5.2, 5.3, 6.4, 6.6, 6.7, 7.

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