Manual Tasks in Aged Care

Manual Tasks in Aged Care

This course has been developed to provide you with an understanding of why and how musculoskeletal injuries occur, as well as some practical tips on how to perform hazardous manual tasks safely. Please note for the purpose of this training program the terms 'manual handling' and 'manual tasks' are interchangeable, unless otherwise stated.

Learning outcomes

This course will provide an understanding of:

  • the physical principles that relate to manual tasks
  • how to perform hazardous manual tasks safely, and
  • how to assess and reduce the risks associated with hazardous manual tasks.

Target audience

This course is suitable for professionals who provide care to older people.  Please note some content is Australia specific.

The course features:

  • Adaptics - e3's unique approach to refresher training
  • professional audio
  • animation and interactivity
  • WCAG 2.0 accessibility
  • multi-device compatible
  • assessments, and
  • a certificate of completion.

Estimated duration

45 minutes. 

You gain 1 CPD hour (Continuing Professional Development) upon successful completion of the course.

Course availability: 6 months
Category: Aged Care