Manual Handling for Disability Support Workers

Explore manual handling techniques for supporting people with disability.

1 hour

$82.50 Incl GST -

Manual Handling for Disability Support Workers

Explore manual handling techniques for supporting people with disability.

1 hour

$82.50 Incl GST

Manual handling can present great risks when supporting people with disability. Learn how to manage these risks with this course.

Essential for...

  • Disability support workers
  • Disability service providers

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Identify a hazardous manual task and safely address it
  • Apply key manual handling techniques for the disability sector
  • Manage customers into and out of bed and during falls or seizures
  • Manage customers into and out of vehicles

Description

This eLearning module for Disability Support Workers addresses what makes a manual task hazardous and how to manage the risks associated with it. The tasks and their examples are placed within the context of disability support. With a number of demonstrative videos and interactive activities, topic areas include:
  • Managing risk associated with hazardous manual tasks
  • Personal Care
  • Mobility
  • Transportation