- You will need a laptop, a good internet connection and an email address to take the course
Nurses, Healthcare Workers and people with aging parents and relatives can be more informed and better suited to caring for older persons as they move around in their homes or in care settings, thus increasing their comfort and safety in their surroundings.
This course is open to everyone who wants to learn more about the relationship between Safer Moving and Handling of People in a Care Setting or Home
You will need a laptop, internet and an email address to take the course.
Certification & Accreditation
After satisfactorily taking all the units, you will receive a certificate through Open Awards
- Lectures 2
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 8 hours
- Skill level intermediate
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes
1. Understand the reasons for safer moving and handling of people in care settings
- 1.1 Describe the principles of safer moving and handling of people, including: a) Posture and positioning b) Ergonomics c) Consent and dignity d) Sensitivity to cultural issues 1.2 Describe statutory responsibilities of employers and employees in relation to safer moving and handling 1.3 Give examples of potential injuries from inappropriate moving and handling, that could occur to the care giver or person being moved
2. Be able to move and position individuals safely, maintaining their dignity