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Manual Handling Blog Series - Part Two

In the last manual handling blog, we looked at the spine, ways in which it can get injured and how to protect yourself. This time we will examine the general principles of safer handling. These principles are a good base whether you are handling inanimate objects or working with service users. The four main principles These four p…

Our staff plough on in the snow!

The Care and Interpreters desk at Connect2Kent would like to say a big thank you to all of our staff who battled their way to work during the snow of last week. Kent was particularly badly hit by the weather and we had increased demand for candidates to cover shifts where permanent staff were unable to get to their places of work.…

Manual Handling Blog Series- Part 1

Hi, I’m Catherine and I’m the trained Trainer here at Connect2Kent. One of the most important courses I deliver is Manual Handling for Care Support Workers and RGNs. This a compulsory training course which must be taken before a candidate can start work, followed by a refresher course annually. Practical manual handling involves l…