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At Healthcare 2 You – Physiotherapy, we know that a major contributor to workplace injuries involve incorrect Manual Handling. We aim to educate staff and carers on the importance of safe Manual Handling practices through our comprehensive Manual Handling Training program, reducing injuries to residents and staff across our aged care physiotherapy programs. Furthermore, our Manual Handling Program helps Residential Aged Care Facilities comply with accreditation standards.

Do We Tailor for Individual Needs?

We tailor our Healthcare 2 You Manual Handling Training program to meet your specific needs. We offer annual Manual Handling Training sessions for all areas:

  • Clinical staff
  • Supervisors (Train the Trainer)
  • Lifestyle staff
  • Home care staff
  • Non-clinical staff

What Does Our Manual Handling Training Program Include?

  • Manual Handling definitions and hazardous characteristics
  • Manual Handling injuries and causes
  • Back care and injury prevention
  • Minimal-lift policy
  • Safe lifting principles
  • Safe resident/client transfers
  • Facility specific equipment (e.g. Lifting hoists, ceiling hoists, standing hoists, slide sheets)
  • Non-clinical manual handling hazards
  • Risk assessment and management principles
  • Employer/Employee responsibilities under the current OH & S legislation

Our Manual Handling Training program also includes specific competency assessments for clinical staff.

For more information or to discuss your individual requirements, please contact Healthcare 2 You on 1300 882 374.

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