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Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly Social Care Workforce Development

Care Handling Foundation (All Wales Manual Handling Passport)

Duration : 2 days
Prerequisites : For safety reasons, participants must wear loose-fitting clothes and suitable footwear for the practical nature of this course, e.g. trainers or similar enclosed, flat shoes. Participants should not attend with excessively long fingernails and should be prepared to remove dress jewellery and tie long hair back
Target Audience : Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly Social Services staff and members of the Social Care Partnership who are involved in the care handling of adults.

Learning Outcomes

Understand the cause and effects of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs). Prevention and management of MSDs.


Ergonomics and Risk Assessment and Principles of Safer Handling

Effects of Static Loading

Team Handling and Communication

Practical demonstrations and practice of Care Handling

Start dateVenueStatus
24/09/2018 VITCC Course full
16/10/2018 VITCC Course full
22/10/2018 The Cabin, Penmaen House Course full
30/10/2018 VITCC Course full
06/11/2018 The Cabin, Penmaen House Course full
13/11/2018 VITCC Course full
20/11/2018 The Cabin, Penmaen House Course full
08/01/2019 VITCC Course full
15/01/2019 The Cabin, Penmaen House Places available
05/02/2019 VITCC Places available