Moving and Handling

Principles of Moving and Handling

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Principles of Moving & Handling
Index Page 2

Unit One Introduction and Legislation Unit One Questions

Pages 3 - 7

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Unit Two The structure of the Spine Unit Two Questions

Pages 9 - 12

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Unit Three Risk assessment, Planning and Load Handling Unit Three Questions

Pages 14 - 21

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Unit Four Assisting Clients Unit Four Questions

Pages 24 - 30

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N.B: We are aware that official practice is to use the terms “service users” or “people using this service” to describe those receiving care. We prefer the term “client” and use it throughout our training package. Key: worksheet please note




Principles of Moving & Handling
Unit Two

Facts about our Backs Back pain is our most common health problem and it has been affecting humans ever since they started walking. Our long bendy spines were designed to be flexible and have never fully evolved to cope with our upright weight bearing posture. As a result the ligaments, muscles and tendons, which control our back...