Basic moving and handling awareness courses
This one day course provides an introduction to moving and handling for assessment and support co-ordinators.
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About the course
It is essential training for those with no previous occupational therapy (OT) experience but is not suitable for staff who previously worked for Dorset County Council (DCC) as OT assistants.
Before the course individuals must complete 'Manual handling', an online Learning Portal module. A certificate of successful completion which can be downloaded from the Learning Portal should be brought to the training day.
To access the module
Log in to DCC Learning Online, on Home Page select Health, Safety & Wellbeing, then select online courses and scroll down to Manual handling.
- provide a basic awareness of knowledge and skills relating moving and handling
- outline range of basic equipment to support daily living
- Simon Allison, Learning & OD Advisor, DCC Employee Wellbeing Team
- DCC Occupational Therapists
Who should apply?
Individuals appointed to assessment & support co-ordinator role who have not previously worked as OT assistants within DCC.
There is no charge for this course.
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