Patient Manual Handling

Course Details

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Public Patient Manual Handling Courses are held in Castleblayney Co. Monaghan. 
In-house Patient Manual Handling training for groups is available on site at a competitive cost. We will call to your premises and deliver one patient safer moving and manual handling courses at a time and date that suits you and your staff team.
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This Patient Manual Handling Training Course is mandatory for all Nursing and Healthcare Personnel. Our QQI Registered Patient Manual Handling Instructors have extensive experience of training within the HSE and private Nursing Homes and can travel to your desired location to deliver this course.

On completion you will be able to:

  • Recognise a load, which is too heavy or awkward
  • Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system
  • Lift and handle loads safely (both inanimate and animate)

Course Content


  • The law and its application to the manual handling environment
  • Muscular-skeletal system
  • Biomechanics and mechanism of injury
  • Flexibility
  • Ergonomics and risk assessment
  • Basic principles of lifting

Practical Application

  • Inanimate Lifting
  • Patient Moving & Handling


  • Written Test and Manual Handling
  • Skills assessment by Instructor

This course and can be delivered on-site in all counties and surrounding areas including:

Meath | Louth | Longford | Kildare | Dublin | Cavan | Monaghan | Westmeath.

Please note! Flat shoes and loose clothing e.g. tracksuit should be worn for the practical aspects of this course.

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If you need in-house or on-site Patient Manual Handling Training please contact us or arrange a callback.

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