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Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly Social Care Workforce Development

Care Handling Foundation (All Wales Manual Handling Passport)

Duration : 2 days
Start Date : 11/11/2019
Time : 9:30am - 4pm Day 1 - 11/11/2019 Day 2 - 12/11/2019
Trainer : Mary Powell
Location : Blaenau Gwent
Venue : VITCC,
Tredegar Business Park,
NP22 3EL
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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


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.


This course has been completed