Moving and Handling
  Do you have complex moving and handling issues and need support to provide current manual handling training?

Assisting to move people who cannot independently move themselves is not an easy task and often the cause of a serious injury to carers.  

With over 25 years of  hands on experience in the moving and handling of people 
KayMag Occupational Therapy can provide:

Manual Handling Risk Assessments​​​  

  • Assessment of the person's functional ability to assist during transfers
  • Analysis of the manual handling tasks needed to assist the person complete daily activities
  • Assessment of the transfer environment and equipment available 
  • Analysis of the manual handling postures and techniques being used
  • Advice, education and recommendations for solutions
  • Development of procedures for manual handling tasks
  • Onsite carer training in the safe manual handling procedures
  • Trial and presciption of assistive technology with reports for funding  


Manual Handling Training

  • Practical and theory training to individuals or groups of carers in manageable lengths of time for your organisation, i.e. half days, full days or more comprehensive courses
  • Training delivered onsite at the workplace created specifically for the needs of care workers
  • Theory to understand the legislation and safe work practices surrounding the mobilisation of clients and objects within your working environment
  • How to identify and minimise manual handling risks
  • Safe manual handling postures and techniques
  • How to plan and perform manual handling tasks
  • Practical demonstrations and practice of manual handling tasks
  • ​Training in use of client transfer equipment