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.

Single Carer Handling YouTube videos 

Single Carer Handling

We have been providing exciting training for Occupational Therapists, Home Care Providers and Care Homes over the last twenty 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 and discussion papers provide evidence to support our training:

Manual Handling, Single-Handed Care, Occupational Therapy and the law : 2020 and Beyond : A Discussion Paper by Michael Mandelstam
Commissioned by This is a useful read to understand the importance of decisions being made following a person centred risk assessment, robust clinical reasoning and a clear handling plan.
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December 2023 - Intermediate Care Framework for Rehab and enablement following Hospital Discharge
NHS Guidance for Winter 2023 to ensure right sized/optimised/risk assessed care and a "home is best" approach
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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
Research use of hoists insurance and car[...]
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We can provide Occupational Therapy Assessments and Moving and Handling Training across the South East Region.



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