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Manual Handling

Aged Care Association Aged Care services provide complete manual handling training program for all clinical & non clinical care staff. Our education program is designed to comply with accreditation standards. All our sessions are fun & interactive with hands on approach. It impacts workplace health & safety for the staff and also improve resident care.

Topics Covered-

We cover both theory & practical component in our sessions

  1. Manual Handling definitions
  2. Understanding of OHS rules & regulations and responsibilities
  3. Introduction to anatomy & involved structures
  4. Common injuries associated with poor manual handling techniques
  5. Hazardous tasks that can increase the risk of injury
  6. Hazards Identification & Risk Management
  7. Strategies to minimise manual handling injuries
  8. Safe operating procedures for lifting equipment
  9. Safe techniques for transferring residents

We can provide inservices to staff as part of the facility regular ongoing education programme.

Topics include:

  1. Looking After Your Back
  2. Preventing falls — What Can You Do?
  3. Contracture Management- positioning techniques & exercises

Inservices on any other topic can be arranged upon request.