Paediatric Moving and Handling Update

Event details

09:30 - 16:00

Eastwood Park Training

GL12 8DA
United Kingdom

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51.6269641, -2.4722462

Additional information / Directions

Eastwood Park has excellent connections to the UK motorway network (at M5 J14), close to the M4/ M5 interchange. There is also ample free parking on site.

The nearest train stations are Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads. These are about 20 and 30 minutes away by taxi. Eastwood Park Training is 45 minutes to 1 hour from Bristol International Airport and 1 hour and 20  minutes from Birmingham International Airport (please allow for traffic at peak hours).

Event Organiser

APCP PPIPS Committee

PPIPS have asked Penny Townsend to return for a further manual handling training course, covering both theory and practical aspects.

Learning outcomes

  • Recap of the theory and legislation
  • Understand the Principles of Safer Handling
  • Practical Use of Hoists and Slings- understand the different styles and fabrics and how that affects positioning and comfort
  • Therapeutic Handling using moving and handling equipment, techniques using slide sheets, the assist
  • Problem Solving Scenarios

Free tea and coffee are provided throughout the day. There is  cafeteria on site and delegates can get a 20% discount on prices.

Places are strictly limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. The event will be cancelled if minimum numbers are not achieved.

Bookings close on 23rd August