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Safe Patient Care Skills Update

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 7 - Price: £0.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

Moving and Handling Update

  • Current legislation affecting moving and handling of heavy loads/people
  • Employer and employee responsibilities in maintaining a safe working environment
  • Review of anatomy of the spine, causes of back pain
  • Risk Assessment
  • Promoting patient independence
  • Principles of safe manual handling
  • Correct handling of loads


Infection control - assessing risk and controlling spread

  • How infection is spread
  • Hospital acquired infection
  • Universal precautions including hand-washing technique
  • Environmental cleansing and decontamination
  • Special considerations including wound care, urinary catheterisation and invasive therapy


Hydration and Nutrition

  • Consider why people in care settings can become dehydrated and undernourished
  • How to promote good hydration and nutrition of clients

Course Venues and Prices

    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

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M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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