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Manual Handling – People

Manual Handling People Senior Citizen

The Moving and Manual Handling People course is to help you establish and understand the risks of moving people.  This could be a patient or an elderly resident.   The course will teach you the best ways to move people safely.

Poor moving and handling technique accounts for a large number of injury reports within the social care sector and health services each year.   Ensuring you have the appropriate training for nurses, carers and anyone else who may be in a position to lift or move people, use best practice and carry out their work with awareness.

Manual Handling People Lifting a Person

The programme will help you to recognise where lifting and moving could be hazardous to someone and instructs you in the correct techniques for lifting and moving people safely. It takes into account who you are lifting, and how you will lift them to ensure you have thought of everything before you lift or move them. The Manual Handling People training ultimately aims to reduce physical stress and the risk of injury when looking after people in your care.


Course content:

  • You and Your Back
  • Preparing to Lift or Move a person
  • Patient Awareness
  • Moving and Lifting

Course duration:

Approximately 50 minutes.


Assessment method:

Multiple choice test consisting of 20 questions.


Course Accreditation:


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The cost of this online course is just

£22.00

You can purchase a single licence by credit or debit card by clicking below


If you require multiple licences see bulk discounts or call us on 0845 8622131

Our courses are also available through our on-site training programmes should you prefer a more hands-on training approach. Please visit the Atlantis Training Services website for more information.