This ‘hands on’ session will examine lifting techniques, hoist operation, toileting /changing issues and manual handling problem solving. All techniques are based on the methods which involve behavioural change to re-educate our bodies thereby reducing strain and improving over-all well-being.
The workshop is especially for Teacher Assistants and Classroom Teachers who are teaching multiple/physically impaired students and students with autism spectrum disorder. DECYP’s Manual Handling Guidelines requires relevant staff to refresh their skills regularly.
To be proficient in manual handling tasks required to support students with disability whilst ensuring the health and safety of all parties and maintaining dignity for students.
- Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
- Leading teaching and learning
A full session devoted to Manual task training.
BYO Morning Tea
As this is a practical workshop, please wear comfortable clothing and closed-in shoes.
North – Venue TBA – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Tuesday 6 February 2024
North-West – Venue TBA – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Wednesday 7 February 2024