safe moving and handling for family carers

A half day, Limeskills course

Why is this training important?

This course is designed to help family carers act with confidence when supporting people in their homes. The techniques shown and theory given, helps to maintain the health and well-being of the individual and the carer.

Who needs this training?

Anyone who supports the movement of another person either in work or the home.

Learning outcomes

  • The basics of Legislation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Principles of Safe Handling,
  • Practical Techniques in Care Settings; including use of mobile hoist

This course is often run in the workplace or the client’s home, please contact us for more details.

How long is the course?
The is a half day course AM starts at 9.30 and ends at 12.30, PM begins at 1.30 until 4.30.
Are there any entry requirements?
No but please make us aware, prior to the start of the course, if you have any mobility needs.
How is the course assessed?
There is no formal assessment on this course just group and individual practical activities. A certificate of achievement is awarded on completion of the course.
Do I need to bring anything?
We supply tea, coffee and biscuits. There is also an on-site cafe where homemade cakes and light lunches can be purchased.
What is the cost?
The cost is £50 (plus VAT) per person. Group discounts are available for 6 or more people.

Please note

This course is now held in the training room of Deben Willow Care in Melton. This enables us to deliver an improved practical experience for our learners.

Full details are sent on booking.

Our Safe Moving and Handling courses are held regularly throughout the year. If you would like to book an individual place, or a whole course for your business please contact us.