SUPPORT WORKER TRAINING

Supporting People to Move & Other Manual Handling

Supporting People to Move covers 10 step-by-step manual handling techniques and common manual handling equipment. The module explores how the NDIS Code of Conduct applies to safety and choice when supporting people to move.

It takes a practical approach to risk assessment strategies examining how building capacity and empowering the people we are supporting can deliver better outcomes for everyone.

Learning Outcomes

• Follow the person’s Support Plan related to helping them to move
• Know the basics of manual handling principles and how to reduce your risk of injury when moving people or objects
• Know strategies to involve the person you are supporting to move, and reduce risks
• Follow steps in some manual handling tasks to best support someone to move and to minimise risk
• Recognise equipment and how it can help you to support people to move
• Know about responding, reporting and documenting incidents related to falls and other emergencies
• Know where to find more information on safe manual handing 

Time required

45 minutes

Date published

4 May 2020

This course is available to view for free.

Please note you will not be issued a certificate after viewing the free course. Read more about certificates

These are brand new courses. If you experience any issues relating to disability accessibility, please let us know.

Customisation & Completion Tracking

Talk to us about tracking learner completion or tailoring courses to your organisation's people, policies and priorities.

Embed videos of participants or leaders

Track learner completion or upload the courses to your organisation's LMS.

Create custom content

Rebrand courses with your organisation's name, logo, fonts & colours

Link to your policies and procedures