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Moving and Handling – Free Carer Training


Free training course – Moving and Handling the person you care for:

If you’re a family carer looking after someone with an illness or a disability living in Birmingham, you may need to help them move around. It’s essential that you know about safe moving and handling so you don’t hurt yourself or the person you care for.

Most common injuries carers experience are back injuries. Injuring your back will limit your movement and your ability to care for someone and it could take a long time to recover. Moving someone incorrectly can also damage fragile skin, cause shoulder and neck injuries, increase existing breathing difficulties, or cause bruising or cuts.

Where and When?

Wednesday 12th June 2019

Registration @ 10am

Course @ 10.30am – 1.30pm (please note, there will be no admittance to the course after 10.30am).

Birmingham City University (City South Campus a.k.a. Edgbaston Campus)
Faculty of Health, Education & Life Sciences,
Seacole Building,
Westbourne Road,
B15 3TN.

Important information

IMPORTANT— this course is not a specific hoisting course and is not suitable to replace more personalised training/introduction and risk assessment to new equipment issued by health care teams in families home environments.

Please note, this training centre is fully accessible, please discuss your access needs when booking your space.

To attend

To book your place, call the ‘Family Carer Information Service’ at Midland Mencap on 0121 442 2944 or Email training@birminghamcarershub.org.uk


Faculty of Health, Education & Life Sciences, Seacole Building
Westbourne Road
Birmingham, United Kingdom B15 3TN United Kingdom
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