An interactive training day focusing on the manual handling of children from birth to adulthood, run by Mike Cowan-Jones, Occupational Therapist.

Training will address themes such as:-

  • Therapeutic handling vs Handling for Carers
  • Consent and Capacity
  • Engaging with Parents
  • Hoisting – including deciding when to hoist, what type of hoist, choosing the correct sling, and hoisting the child with postural challenges
  • Working at floor level
  • The legal and theoretical perspective.
  • Designing properties with moving and handling in mind

Plus the opportunity to bring your cases to the training so that solutions can be found to the challenges that you face.

Places can be booked for £150 per person.  To reserve your place, or if you have any queries, please contact Mike Cowan-Jones (email, mobile 07801 629384).

All training is Covid compliant.

Recent training testimonials

“The outcomes from Mike’s training are always positive.” –
Diane Varty, Proprietor, Care 4 You.

“Mike is an engaging, creative trainer, with lots of hands on patient handling experience.” –
Sally Ann Wiseman, Lead Moving and Handling Practitioner, Advanced Member of National Back Exchange, Associate Member of IOSH.

“Mike demonstrates that he has a thorough knowledge base of Occupational Therapy and Manual Handling.” –
Hannah Pimm, Occupational Therapist. Manual Handling Training Consultant.