As part of The Manor House’s commitment to the ongoing training and development of our team, five carers have recently completed and passed a 3-day course followed by comprehensive assessment in ‘Moving and Handling, Train the Trainers’, meaning they now have the qualifications and knowledge to train other members of the team. We now have a total of 7 members of staff who are qualified to train others in ‘Moving and Handling’.

At The Manor House, every single member of staff must complete ‘Moving and Handling’ as part of their induction which must be completed before they can begin working anywhere within the home. The ability to move a resident carefully and safely, whether it’s helping them to move from a bed to a chair, get dressed, use the bathroom, or walk, it is essential that the person responsible knows the techniques to use to keep the resident comfortable, but also to ensure care is taken to not injure themselves in the process.

Jodie McVay, Managing Director said, “congratulations to all five who passed the course and can now help to train others in this essential safety task within the home.”