Assisting and Moving: working together


25 students enrolled

This course is an e-learning module to take a look at assisting and moving, and what that means as a PA working on your own in someone’s home.

Here are the topics covered:

Raise awareness of PAs and Direct Employers on safer and dignified assisting and moving for people

Provide participants with basic information around assisting and moving individuals

The details of employer and employee rights and responsibilities in relation to assisting and moving, so you understand them

The importance of balanced decision making and working together

The importance of dignity and communication when working together

The principles of back care to avoid strain and injury, so you gain an understanding

The ergonomic approach to looking at how you could approach each task

Recognising the difference between good and controversial practice in relation to assisting and moving individuals

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