Human Body

Outcome 1
  1. Outline the anatomy and physiology of the human body in relation to the importance of correct moving and positioning of individuals
Identify where the following only are on the diagram below (there are more numbers than answers)
Femur 13 spine 8 pelvis 19 fibula 16 ribs 7 radius 9
Humerus 4 patella 14 sternum 6 clavicle 3 tibia 15 ulna 10

Type of Joint | Example | How it Moves |
Saddle Joint | Thumb | Moves back & forth and side to side but rotation is limited |
Hinge Joint | Knee | These act like door hinges and allow movement in on place only |
Ball and Socket Joint | Shoulder | The end of one bone is rounded and fits into a hollow in the other bone and movement in nearly all directions is possible |
State where the following muscles can be found and briefly explain how they work
Muscle | Location | How does it work |
The Quadriceps | Knee | Straightens the knee |
The Biceps | Arm | Bends the arm |
The Diaphragm | Chest | Functions in breathing moves up and down |

  2. Describe the impact of specific conditions on the correct movement and positioning of an individual
Condition | Describe how this effects moving and positioning an individual |
Arthritis | |
Parkinson’s disease | |
Stroke (CVA) | |
Dementia | |
Respiratory disease | |

Outcome 2
  1. Describe how legislation and agreed ways of working affect working practises related to moving and positioning individuals
Name the Act that relates to health & safety at work

What regulations deal with moving & handling?

How does this legislation affect your working practise when moving and positioning individuals?

What policies and procedures do you have at work relating to moving and handling?


How do you put these into practise?

      3.2 Describe what health & safety factors need to be taken into account when moving and positioning individuals and any equipment used to do this
What do you need to take into...