Single handler repositioning someone within the bed
Single handler repositioning someone within the bed

Training News, Courses and Resources

Videos of Single Carer Techniques

If you have attended one of our training courses, we will have given you a password in order to view our videos of the techniques to help you remember them.

RISE YouTube videos 

We have 5 single carer videos  that were made for the conference they are now available to watch on YouTube and one video with Kay answering questions about the techniques in the videos. Give us a thumbs up on YouTube if the videos are helpful!

Single carer hoisting for toiletting

Single carer dressing someone in the bed with no rolling

Origami technique for sling fitting

Rolling someone into side lying when it's hard work as a single carer

Fitting a hoist sling on someone who is anxious or in pain as a single carer

Kay James Q &A at Rise Virtual Conference answering questions about the videos above

RISE EXPO 22nd June 2022 in Kent

We will be providing a FREE 2 hour workshop from 9.30am-11.30am at the RISE EXPO 2022 at the Kent County Showground in Detling. 


9.30am - 10.20 am - The challenge of fitting hoist slings in complex situations

10.30am-11.30am - Decreasing anxiety and increasing comfort whilst repositioning in the bed

We will use some case scenarios and show you some products and techniques to try then there will be an opportunity to get in there and try the products and techniques for yourself.

All the products will be from the exhibitors stands so yiou can chat with the sales reps further after the sessions. 

Want to book onto a Moving and Handling Course?

We have spaces available on a Moving and Handling Update Course suitable for OTs and Trained Trainers on 25th May 2022 and 11th January 2023. 


This course will be held in Kent at a venue near junction 4 M20. The price will be £120 per person.


Please contact us for more details. 

Single Carer Handling

We have been providing exciting training for Occupational Therapists, Home Care Providers and Care Homes over the last ten years identifying how to provide better quality care and some times reducing the number of carers required during the process. We have some fabulous products to show you during the training which will improve comfort, dignity and independence. Please let us know if you are interested in finding out more, we would be happy to discuss this with you. 


We provide this training for large organisations, small businesses and for individual's with Personal Assistants and Support Worker Teams. 


Let us know if you would like more information. 


The following research articles provide evidence to support the training:

In situ slide sheet research - the proof that they reduce pressure sore risks
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Research regarding single carer handling
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Research to help myth busting around policies and insurance issues for home care providers
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We can provide Occupational Therapy Assessments and Moving and Handling Training across the South East Region.



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