Moving and Handling Training for Carers (Option A & B with HOIST) 9th May 2024

09 May 2024
Civic Offices, PO1 9ST
Carer Training
IMAGE: Person walking with Walking frame

This full day course offers training and information on:

  • Posture – protect your back and promote good posture both for yourself and the person you care for.
  • Techniques – supporting movement, transferring someone from one seated position to another, getting up from the floor, repositioning someone in bed and using a hoist to transfer from one place to another.
  • Supporting Independent Movement – verbal prompting techniques to encourage someone to move independently.
  • Using Equipment to Support Movement – what’s available and how to use it.
  • Identifying and Minimising Risks – including overview of current legislation.

We also offer training for carers who do not use a hoist or who only need hoist training, please contact Portsmouth Carers Service for more information on course availability and dates.

Booking information
To book a place please contact Portsmouth Carers Service.