Paediatric Moving and Handling including Hoists Training

Paediatric Moving and Handling including Hoists Training

Suitable for – this is a requirement for any employee who is involved in moving and handling or supporting pupils with mobility problems;

Refresher training required? – yes, annually

Hoisting and the problems of handling children with complex needs will be discussed and practised, using equipment and positioning aids, particularly for children with special needs. Time will be devoted to demonstration and practice of current accepted good practice in moving children in a variety of care settings and situations, including unexpected situations such as falling. Seated transfers, e.g. wheelchair/chair/toilet will be practised and use of wheelchairs covered.

Duration - half a day

Please contact Herts Handling 01582 730 701

Contact us confirming: 

  • full name
  • school or service you are from
  • title and dates of course you wish to attend
  • email and telephone contact details for confirmation

Please let us know of any special dietary requirements.

01296 674412

There will be no charge if you cancel a place more than 21 days before the course date

There will be no charge if you cannot attend but a colleague can take your place but please notify the Learning & Development Team of the change.

You will be charged in full if you cancel with less than 21 days notice (irrespective of whether you transfer to another date)

Health & Safety Advisers are available to deliver a variety of in-house training courses on request, which can be delivered as part of an INSET day or as a twilight session.

Cancellation Policy

As above
Cancellations can be made up to 21 days prior to the course date with no charge – after that period the full charge of the course will be payable.

(There will be no charge for a change of date (7 days notice), with a reasonable reason, eg.Ofsted visit)

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