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Ensure the safety and well-being of those in your care with our comprehensive course on safe handling and moving techniques. Explore essential modules on health and safety legislation, stress management, fire safety, and more. Equip yourself with the theoretical knowledge to excel as a caregiver and create a secure patient environment.
- Understand the key health and safety legislation and policies that govern caregiving practices, ensuring compliance and accountability.
- Develop effective strategies for maintaining safety, security, and stress management in caregiving environments, promoting overall well-being.
- Gain expertise in fire safety protocols and emergency response, including evacuation procedures and compliance with fire safety legislation.
- Acquire essential techniques for safely handling and moving individuals, reducing the risk of injury and promoting comfort and dignity.
- Familiarise yourself with the LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) and RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases, and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) guidelines, ensuring proper adherence and reporting procedures.
Elevate your caregiving skills with our comprehensive course, "Mastering Safe Handling and Moving Techniques for Caregivers." In this theoretical training, we delve into the critical health and safety aspects, equipping you with the knowledge and strategies necessary to provide exceptional care while prioritising safety and well-being.
Explore the realm of health and safety legislation and policies, gaining a deep understanding of the regulations that govern caregiving practices. Discover techniques to enhance safety, security, and stress management, ensuring a positive and nurturing environment for caregivers and those in their care. With a focus on fire safety, you will learn the necessary protocols to prevent and respond to emergencies, including evacuation procedures and compliance with fire safety legislation.
One of the key aspects of caregiving is the safe handling and moving of individuals. Through our course, you will acquire essential techniques to minimise the risk of injury and promote comfort and dignity in all caregiving activities. From lifting and transferring to proper positioning, these techniques will empower you to provide the highest level of care while ensuring the safety and well-being of yourself and those you care for.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for:
- Current caregivers want to enhance their knowledge and skills in safe handling and moving techniques.
- Individuals aspiring to pursue a career in caregiving or related fields, such as healthcare or social services.
- Home caregivers and family members seek to improve their caregiving practices and ensure the safety of their loved ones.
- Care facility staff members aim to strengthen their understanding of health and safety regulations and protocols.
Some of the career paths related to this field are:
- Caregiver/Personal Support Worker: £16,000 - £25,000 per annum
- Senior Caregiver/Team Leader: £20,000 - £30,000 per annum
- Care Coordinator/Supervisor: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum
- Care Manager: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
- Health and Safety Officer: £25,000 - £45,000 per annum
- Training and Development Manager: £35,000 - £60,000 per annum
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Certificate of Completion (PDF)
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Certificate of Completion (Hard Copy)
Hard copy certificate - £9.99
Note: Delivery of hardcopy certificate is free within the United Kingdom. However, to obtain a hardcopy certificate, international students have to pay £19.99 for the shipment to their designated address.
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