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Delivering professional health service solutions to facilities in Western Australia, quality home care throughout the Perth metropolitan area, whilst training existing health professionals and educating a new generation of health support staff.

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Manual Handling

Fortnightly Monday & Weekly Wednesday
Short Course
5pm-9pm ; 8:30am-12pm ; 12:30pm-4pm

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Our Manual Handling Workshop prepares Nurses/Nursing Students, Support Care Workers and Domestic Workers to carry out Manual Handling Tasks in a safe manner.

Our workshop is interactive, fun and hands-on, you will have access to full working hoists, hospital beds, slide sheets and all the necessary equipment for you to learn with and practice on whilst being supported by your Trainer and Assessor.

You will receive all the necessary theory to understand Legislation and safe work practices surrounding the mobilisation of clients and objects within your own working role. There are practical demonstrations followed by involvement by you where you get to practice the skills and use all of the equipment, you will be supported and guided throughout by our experienced trainers.

Theory includes:

  • Introduction to Manual Handling
  • Legislation
  • Duty of Care
  • Risk Factors
  • How to control risks arising from Manual Handling tasks
  • Preventing Injuries
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the spine
  • Correct postures

Practical Includes:

  • Pre start Exercises
  • Log Rolls
  • Use of slide sheets
  • Use of a full hoist and standing hoist in a variety of situations

Duration 4 Hours (Offsite Training is available on request)

AM and PM courses are available

Fortnightly Monday 5pm-9pm

Weekly Wednesday 8am-12pm and 12:30-4:30pm

Please note it is a requirement of this course to wear closed in shoes and long pants.

Non Nationally Recognised Training

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