The training consists of 5 modules: 
 

Health and Safety 

The regulations and procedures intended to prevent accident or injury within the care home and around elderly people. 
Topics Covered: 
The responsibility of your of your own Health & Safety 
Cooperating with your employer on Health & Safety 
An understanding of the care home policies and procedures 
An understanding of reporting 
RIDDOR 
COSHH 
First aid 
Legislations 
Infection control 
Medication 
Blood born infections 
Managing waste 
Legal Duties 
Dangerous Occurrences 
Sharps Disposal 
National Colour Coding System 
Electrical safety 
Laundry safety 
Soiled laundry 

Moving & Handling practical 

In our Moving Handling Practical we prepare you for when you go into the care home to move and handle residents in the right way and in a safe way. The principles for the control of manual handling risk and apply these to a practical situation. 
Topics Covered: 
Lifting 
Putting down 
Pushing 
Pulling 
Slide sheets 
Hoist & beds 
Assisting people to move 
Slings 
Falls 
Positioning 
How to handle a resident 
Explain how manual handling can give rise to injury; 

Infection control 

In the care home it is very important to protect yourself from infection and the service uses. This module gives you a clear understanding of how to prevent yourself from catching infection. 
Topics Covered: 
Good practice 
Effective hand hygiene 
Personal protective equipment (PPE) 
Preventing exposure to blood & body fluids 
Managing individuals with an infection 
Managing waste (the national colour coding system) 
Appropriate use of PPE 

Moving & Handling Theory 

Moving & Handling theory is an effective and time efficient method of completing Manual Handling training and keeping your company compliant with health and safety legislation and moving & handling residents in a safe and competent way. Employees also have a duty to care take of their own and others safety at work. 
Topics Covered: 
Legal background 
Risk assessment 
Policies & procedures 
The spine 
Cause of back pain 
Safe moving principles 
Working together 
Benefit of mobility to residents 
TILEO (Task, Individual Capability, Load, Environment & Other factors) 
Risk FactorsCommunicating with the resident 
Benefits of encouraging a resident to move 
Understand good handling technique 

Safeguarding 

S- AFEGUARDING 
 
O- F 
 
V- ULNERABLE 
 
A- DULTS 
Topics Covered: 
SOVA 
Physical, sexual, financial, neglect, self-neglect, modern slavery, domestic violence, organisational, physiological, Discrimination 
Legislation and policy 
Concept and definition of abuse 
Signs & symptoms of abuse 
Responding to abuse 
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