Patients Moving & handling


To refresh and confirm the knowledge, understanding and skills required by the UK Core Skills Training Framework Statutory/Mandatory Subject Guide Version 1.0 (England) Moving and Handling – Level 2 and Virgin Care (Patient and Non-Patient) Moving and Handling Policy


  1. Recall and apply the legal requirements of employers and employees relevant to moving and handling
  2. Recall, apply and review the key elements of risk assessments and moving and handling plans
  3. Recognise and challenge unsafe handling techniques
  4. Respond safely and effectively to a falling or fallen patient
  5. Demonstrate an awareness of healthy movement patterns when moving and handling people and apply ergonomic principles to support musculoskeletal health
  6. Demonstrate safe, dignified approaches for moving and handling that promote service users’ independence and functional mobility
  7. Demonstrate a range of practical skills and the safe use of equipment relevant to the needs of the service users in your care, your job role and setting.


N.B. This training is designed to refresh general principles of safe moving and handling, including practicing tasks using a limited range of equipment.



£75 +VAT