Patient Handling for New Starters

The videos below will show you 8 practical patient handling techniques.

You must complete your Manual handling Update Training Record  when you have watched all 8 videos.

Please initial against each technique and sign the declaration.

This must be returned to or Learning and Development, Ridgeworth House, Ground Floor, 5-9 Liverpool Gardens, Worthing BN11 1RS

Please also read the Manual handling Induction Booklet 2020


Patient handling techniques – Sit to Stand from Chair

Patient handling techniques – Patient Collapses

Patient Handling Techniques – Transfer of patient

Patient handling techniques – Lateral Transfer Pat Slide


Patient handling techniques – Repositioning Patient Sliding Sheet

Patient handling techniques – Safe Use of Hospital Bed

Patient handling techniques – Hoisting from Bed to Chair


Patient handling techniques – Standaid


Please contact the manual handling team for any further advice and support on the following numbers:

Cally Hedger – Lead Back Care Advisor – 01243 788122 ext 32418 – Mobile 07917 093736 – e-mail:

Marek Majewski – Back Care Advisor (Worthing and Southlands) – 01903 285222 ext 86026: e-mail:

Natasha Winchester – Back Care Advisor (St Richards) – 01243 788122 ext 33107 – e-mail: Bleep 6427


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