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Manual Handling

The Manual Handling training videos and downloads will cover all essential skills that you require, to work in front line services as part of your temporary role.

When you are carrying out manual handling activities, you must follow the instruction of the experienced carer at all times and ask for advice if at any time you are unsure of what you should do next

To watch the training videos, please click here

Please watch the videos in their entirety and read the below documentation on the step by step procedures for the Safe Systems of Work for the following manual handling techniques:

There is additional advice for managers supporting work based manual handling training in the Domiciliary and Residential Care Support Carers – Guide for Managers (Manual Handling)


Fitting a Sling in chair with slide sheet

SSOW Fitting A Sling In Chair With Slide Sheets (Final) (003) (1MB, pdf)


Hoisting from Bed to Chair/Chair to Bed

SSOW Hoisting From Bed To Chair And Chair To Bed (910KB, pdf)


Fitting a Sling on a Bed with Slide Sheets

SSOW Fitting A Sling On Bed With Slide Sheets (Final) (2MB, pdf)

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