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Code: PCC/21/190 First Aid at Work Requalification (2 days) (EVENT FULL)

The First Aid at Work Requalification (FAWR) is suitable only for those delgates who have an in date First Aid at Work qualification and it is approaching expiry.

Please only book on this course if your certificate is due to expire with 3-4 months of the date of this course.

If your certificate has expired and it is less than one month since your expiry date please contact the course administrator to discuss your options.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 September 2021 09:15 - 17:00 Nelson Training Room Map
2 17 September 2021 09:15 - 17:00 Nelson Training Room Map

Code: PCC/21/557 Handling of People Course for informal carers and non-agency staff (personal assistants) (EVENT FULL)

1. Theory
• Posture Awareness: Anatomy and physiology of the back to explain occurrence of back pain and significance of the 5 principles of handling to maintain spine in line (posture, head, elbows, knees, feet)
• Information about the manual handling legislation, manual handling risk assessment processes and documentation
• The definition of core, controversial, condemned techniques

2. Practical
• Demonstrations and practice of handling techniques


1. The morning session (09.30 - 12.30) will provide basic handling skills to transfer a person from one seated position to another seated position and to get a person off the floor.
The theory will be covered and then the following techniques, involving minimal assistance will be demonstrated, with opportunity to practice:

a. Transferring from one seated position to another
• Independently with verbal prompting
• Physical assistance with a variety of standing aids for example Rotundas and Stedys.

b. Getting off the floor
• Independently with verbal prompting
• Using the Mangar Elk (inflatable cushion

2. Those requiring more complex handling skills can stay for the afternoon session (13.00 - 16.00); this will include techniques to reposition in bed and using hoists

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 September 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map