Moving, Assisting & Hoisting Level 2
The Moving, Assisting & Hoisting Level 2 webinar is designed to educate healthcare support workers and adult social care workers on the principles of safe and proper techniques for moving and assisting people. The aim of the webinar is to ensure participants understand the importance of risk assessment before undertaking any moving and assisting tasks, as well as the safe use of hoists.
The Moving, Assisting & Hoisting Level 2 webinar typically spans a full day, lasting approximately 6 hours. It will include presentations, interactive discussions, and case studies to facilitate active learning and enhance participants' understanding of the subject matter.
Upon successful completion of the webinar, participants will receive a certificate that is valid for 3 years.
- Having an understanding of legislation relating to moving and assisting
- Understand basic anatomy and physiology of the spine
- Assess moving and assisting operations, reducing the risk where reasonably practicable
- Understand the principles of safer moving and assisting of people, including the use of equipment
- Understand the importance of maintaining dignity for the person receiving assistance
- Know how to use a hoist safely
Care Health and Safety Courses
Lone Working Awareness
Aim: To introduce healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to the hazards and risks involved with working alone, and to identify methods of reducing and controlling those risks.
Moving, Assisting and Hoisting
Aim: To ensure healthcare support workers and adult social care workers recognise the principles of moving and assisting people safely, including the safe use of hoists, and the importance of risk assessment prior to any moving and assisting task.
Aim: To recognise the principles of safe people hoisting and the importance of risk assessment prior to any hoisting task.
Safe Use of Wheelchairs
Aim: To ensure learners gain an awareness of the safe use of wheelchairs, including confidence to undertake a range of wheelchair assistance tasks and manoeuvres.
Managing and Supervising Safely
Aim: To provide managers and supervisors with an understanding of the importance of their responsibilities in relation to health and safety and what to do if things go wrong.
Risk Assessment in Care
Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an overview of why health and safety risk assessments are required and how they are applied within care settings.
Managing Risk Assessment in Care
Aim: To provide managers and supervisors in health and social care with the necessary knowledge and information to identify a range of hazards involved in the provision of care and assess and control the risks to service users and those providing their care.
Role of the Fire Marshal
Aim: To provide the knowledge and skills required to be a Fire Marshal.
First Aid Principles
This course provides learners with the knowledge and expertise in the principles of emergency first aid.
Emergency First Aid at Work
Aim: To provide candidates with the knowledge and expertise to deliver emergency first aid in the work place.
First Aid at Work
Aim: To provide candidates with the knowledge and expertise to qualify as a first aider in the work place.
COVID-19 Infection Prevention, Identification and Control
This course covers the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Infection prevention, identification and control, in order to minimise, prevent and control the spread of infection.
Handling Hazardous Substances (COSHH)
This 1-hour course provides an understanding of substances hazardous to health and how they should be used safely.