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Moving and handling update for occupational therapy leads SC115

Who is this course for?

Occupational Therapy Leads only


The course provides a legal update to occupational therapy leads on Moving and Handling Best Practice, with reference to how to support a person suffering with dementia and associated illnessĀ  to live independently as possible.


At the end of the course participants will be able to:
  • Identify different features of dementia related illness.
  • List and describe how dementia impacts on activities of daily living.
  • List types of challenging behaviour.
  • List reasons for challenging behaviour.
  • Describe how to assess for challenging behaviour risks.
  • Outline how to implement strategies to reduce challenging behaviour.
  • Describe appropriate and inappropriate restraint/interventions.
  • Describe moving and handling strategies specific to an individual with dementia.
  • Outline how best to reduce risk to themselves and others from challenging behaviour.


Deborah Harrison from A1 Risk Solutions

Medequip DepotĀ Unit G4
Leyland Business Park Centurion
PR25 3GR

Currently no training dates available.