Safer moving and handling of people & patients
Healthcare Professionals are often involved in the movement of patients within their daily work. Safe moving and handling of people continues to be a major challenge in all health and social care settings, and poses a risk of injury for the carer and for the person. When patient handling is performed correctly, patients can be moved with ease and with reduced risk of injury, to both the patient and the healthcare professional.
This online People Handling e-learning course offers employers and employees a best practice guide on safer patient handling. It has been developed specifically for the healthcare sector. It will be of great benefit to all frontline and ancillary staff within the acute and community hospital sectors; carers working in long-stay institutions, respite care and nursing homes; those who deliver home help services; providers of nurse education.