Many falls in the frail and elderly occur during activities which require a change in position, such as standing, sitting or walking. This Moving and Handling People e-learning video course offers advice on how to carefully and correctly and effectively move and handle a person in different situations.

This video course is offered to care givers as a guide and is designed to supplement their training and to be used as a talking point. Before moving and handling a person you must be fully trained by a qualified person and must use the handling methods that the service users care plan dictates.
This course will benefit care givers who want reassurance that they are moving and handling people correctly and safely.

Course Overview

At the end of the video course, trainees will be able to:

  • Understand how to correctly and safely handle a person when they need to be seated onto a bed
  • Recognise the importance of good communication when helping a person to walk and sit comfortably
  • Identify the different methods used when helping a person to stand from a chair and from a wheelchair
  • Understand the importance of using hoists correctly and how to correctly check the hoists before use


Format: Video | Course Duration: 15-20 minutes

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