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Publication - Guidance

The common-sense approach to moving and handling of disabled children and young people

Published: 26 Sep 2012
Directorate:
Children and Families Directorate
Part of:
Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781780459714

This guide offers a practical approach to the assessment of risk in relation to the moving and handling of disabled children and young people.

16 page PDF

2.4 MB

16 page PDF

2.4 MB

Contents
The common-sense approach to moving and handling of disabled children and young people
Key Links

16 page PDF

2.4 MB

Key Links

Capability Scotland
http://www.capability-scotland.org.uk

Getting it right for every child
www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Young-People/gettingitright

Scottish Commissioner for Children and Young People
http://www.sccyp.org.uk/resources

Changing Places
http://changing-places.org/

A report on the moving and handling of children and young people with disabilities – Handle with Care –Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People
http://www.sccyp.org.uk/uploaded_docs/adult%20reports/handle%20with%20care%20low%20res.pdf

Moving and Handling in Health and Social Care.
www.hse.gov.uk/healthservices/moving-handling.htm

NHS Scotland
http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/

Health and safety for disabled people and their employers
http://www.hse.gov.uk/disability/started.htm

NHS Scotland Manual and Handling Passport & Information Scheme
http://www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/mels/CEL2011_14.pdf

Health and safety matters for special educational needs: Moving and handling
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/edis4.pdf

HSE's school trips statement and case studies
http://www.hse.gov.uk/services/education/school-trips.htm

Handling home care: Achieving safe, efficient and positive outcomes for care workers and clients
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg225.htm

Getting to grips with hoisting people
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hsis3.pdf

Report of the National Review of Services for Disabled Children
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/02/25151901/1

National Review of Services for Disabled Children and Young People - Progress Report
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/06/3932


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