Audit

Discussion Topics

The trainer should discuss the issues below with the trainee and record whether or not they have shown a satisfactory level of understanding. If the response is a "no", the trainer should record the issues that have not been understood correctly.

Principles of safer handling

Safer handling inanimate load Risk Assessment

Service-User Handling Risk Assessments & Handling Plan of Actions

Unsafe practices

The falling service-user

Practical Skills

Moving a client forward / back in a chair

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Sitting to stand from a commode / chair

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Raising the fallen service-user

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Fitting and removing a sliding sheet

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Turning in a bed

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Getting in and out of bed

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Sliding a client up and down a bed

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Sitting a client from lying

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Walking with a client

The trainer should discuss the issues below with the trainee and record whether or not they have shown a satisfactory level of understanding. If the response is a "no", the trainer should record the issues that have not been understood correctly.

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Transfer from chair to chair / commode

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Topics - Hoists & Standaid

The trainer should discuss the issues below with the trainee and record whether or not they have shown a satisfactory level of understanding. If the response is a "no", the trainer should record the issues that have not been understood correctly.

Principles of hoist use?

Type, selection and use of hoist (sling & standaid)

Type, selection and use of slings

Main points of LOLER 1998

Practical Skills - Hoists, Slings & Standaid

Fitting a sling with client lying

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Fitting a sling with client sitting

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Hoisting from a lying position

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Hoist from a seated position

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Sit to stand with a standaid

Discussed?

Demonstrated?

Practiced?

Has the trainee shown a full understanding of the technique and been able to carry out the technique safely?

Signatures & Declarations

Has the trainer been assessed as competent in the manoeuvres outlined above?

I can confirm that on this day the trainer has assessed the trainee as competent / not competent in the manoeuvres outlined above. Where competencies have not been met, the trainee and their manager should arrange an additional training session / assessment in the workplace.

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I confirm that I have received training in the topics and manoeuvres as indicated. I have also been given the opportunity to discuss relevant issues and ask questions.

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.