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Client Manual Handling for Therapists

This course is for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees  

Who is this course for?  

This is mandatory training for Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists  

For more detail see your Learning Journey. 

If this course is relevant to your role, but not mandatory, please discuss with and get approval from your manager. 

What content does the course cover?   

This training session includes hands-on application of skills in: 

  • Manual handling of clients, including screening and risk assessment 
  • Client manual handling assessment and identifying risks for clients and DSP’s  
  • Developing client manual handling plans 
  • Best practice client manual handling recommendations and assistive technology  
  • Communicating with clients and families about complex manual handling issues  

Note:  This training has physical demands. Please discuss any pre-existing injuries with your manager and facilitator before attending.  Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes 

Does the course have prerequisites or specific requirements?  

The following must be completed before attending: 

  • Moving people safely: manual handling learning bite (available through Learning Bites in your online learning system) 
  • Falls learning bite (available through Learning Bites in your online learning system) 
  • Read the client manual handling policy  

What other details do I need to know?  

Attendance type: In person (face to face) 

Duration: 1 day 

Times: Please select a course date below or if there are no dates please click Enquire  

Refreshments: Please bring your own lunch  

If you need to cancel: Cancellation guidelines 

Where can I get more information? 

Contact: The Training Alliance team 
Email: training@cerebralpalsy.org.au 
Phone: +61 2 9975 8715 

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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Thu 08 Aug 2024 at 9:00AM 1 class Alpha LifeCare, Boolaroo (Hunter) Register
Fri 11 Oct 2024 at 9:00AM 1 class Ryde Register