Manual Handling Training - The Physio Co

Manual Handling Training

The Physio Co provide expert interactive, clear & hands-on manual handling training specifically for aged care facilities.

The Physio Co Manual Handling Training helps facilities comply with accreditation, improve attendance and prevent injuries to residents and staff. Our trainers conduct Manual Handling Training at over 100 aged care facilities already. Sessions are popular and will improve the enthusiasm and compliance in your physiotherapy program.

Topics include:

  • Definition and Examples of Manual Handling
  • Minimal Lift Policy
  • Manual Handling Injuries and Causes
  • Safe Lifting and Transfer Principles
  • Hazard Management
  • Employee and Employer Responsibilities
  • Resident Falls
  • Equipment – listing hoists, standing hoists and slide sheets

How it works

The Physio Co offer a number of Manual Handling Training formats, designed to suit the needs of any facility.

Option 1: The popular one!

  • Perfect for meeting accreditation requirements
  • Covers all aspects of safe manual handling for care and non-care staff.
  • 1.5 hour theory and practical training session for care staff plus
  • 1 hour theory and practical training session for non-care staff

Option 2: The popular one + competency testing

  • Covers all aspects of safe manual handling for care and non-care staff.
  • Competency testing
  • 1.5 hour theory and practical training session for care staff
  • 1 hour theory and practical training session for non-care staff

Option 3: Manual Handling Champs (empower your team leaders)

  • A train-the-trainer type program that empowers aged care team leaders to gain the skills to train others in manual handling.

Getting started

For more information or to discuss your individual needs, please contact Jessica Donsen at The Physio Co on 1300 797 793 or send an enquiry here.

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