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    Practical Sling and Hoisting Training for Care Homes

    20th February 2019

    Renewed confidence for your carers and patients

    The moving and handling of patients / residents with varying needs and disabilities is a challenging one, especially in care homes. The safety of patients and carers alike is a constant concern to everyone.

    Moving and handling training ensures that care environments become safer places for carers, nurses, patients/residents, indeed everyone!

    Drawing on years of experience, we have developed training courses to educate staff, minimise injuries and maintain carer and patient/resident safety at all times. With courses structured to your needs, our training programmes offer value for money together with serious practical advice. Hands-on training with scenario based outcomes ensure carer staff have time to practice and develop real skills for the real situations that they will encounter in care home environments. We have skilled trainers available, who are all experienced in moving and handling and are able to offer solutions to the unique challenges you face.

    Who benefits from training?

    Some of the key areas identified as benefiting from training are as follows:

    Management – Compliance with the law, peace of mind, increased efficiency (Staff time), reduced likelihood of litigation and associated costs from injury.

    Carer staff – Have more confidence in handling patients/residents, have more time due to the increased efficiency, are kept safer and have less risk of injury. Achieve consistent care standards.

    Patients/Residents – Are kept safer, are cared for better, have improved well-being, are more comfortable during manual handling.

    See more what the Royal College of Nursing says as to training. 

    Customer Testimonials

    Great to be able to share some customer testimonials from a recent training session with our assessor/trainer Kevin……….

    • “Kevin was very professional and did not make us feel uncomfortable. I felt relaxed and learnt new points which make a big difference to residents and staff in all aspects.” 
    • “The course was great, very informative and so easy to to link to the environment that I mainly use these skills. Kevin was very understanding to my injury and adapted the exercise so I could still participate and learn. The atmosphere was fun too.”
    • “Very enthusiastic trainer with good knowledge and experience , easy to engage in the course as it is presented very well.”
    • “Kevin made the training fun and interesting, made is suitable for our personal needs and the needs of the residents, would highly recommend.”
    • “The course was informative and practical, covering areas and situations we might encounter and thinking about posture throughout.”

    Needing practical sling training? – Contact us today!

    Call us today on 0800 298 6000 or email sales@multicaremedical.co.uk, one of the team will be happy to assist you.

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