Therapeutic Handling (Refresher)


This is an advanced level half day practical workshop, which focuses on honing existing manual handling techniques used in rehabilitation. The selection of techniques on each course may vary based on delegates mix

Number of Delegates: Maximum of 8

Learning Objectives

  • Acquire information on changes in the law, local arrangement on manual handling risk assessment and professional guidance
  • Have participated in a practical peer review of a relevant selection of manual handling techniques used in rehabilitation
  • Have renewed their knowledge and skills in the safe use of a selection of manual handling equipment and techniques relevant to rehabilitation handling

Course Outline

The following elements will feature on the course:

  • Cost of work related muscular-skeletal injuries amongst therapists
  • Definitions
  • Therapeutic handling
  • Care handling
  • Quiz
  • Professional guidance
  • CSP 2008 guidance
  • COT 2006 guidance
  • Delegation of tasks
  • Risk assessment
  • Rehabilitation vs risk
  • Definition of practical techniques
  • Practical critique of technique
  • Workshop appraisal
  • Course appraisal & close

What our clients say about us:

“Very useful course to refresh my techniques” – Respondent from Newham Healthcare – 05/09/2011

“I now know how to get fallen client away from a confined space” – Respondent from NHS Tower Hamlets – 25/10/2010