Patient Moving & Handling


This course in patient moving and handling is essential for anyone working in a health or social care environment.
What's involved:

  • The law and its application to the manual handling environment
  • Muscular-skeletal system
  • Biomechanics and mechanism of injury
  • Flexibility
  • Ergonomics and risk assessment
  • Basic principles of lifting
  • Use of hoists

Practical Application:

  • Inanimate Lifting
  • Patient Moving & Handling


  • Log rolling
  • Sitting patient up in bed
  • Turning patient in bed using sliding sheets
  • Moving patient up the bed using sliding sheets
  • Sitting Patient to edge of bed
  • Standing patient
  • Transferring patient from bed to chair
  • The falling patient
  • Correct use of hoist / slings

This course is designed to show people to correct techniques for the safe moving and handling of people.


Course Details

Start Date 1:00 pm Wednesday, 30th October
Finish Date 5:00 pm Wednesday, 30th October
Registration Start Date 1:00 am Thursday, 12th September
Individual Price €80.00
Medicore Medical Services Training Centre
J2 Centrepoint
Medicore Medical Services Training Centre
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