Part six of a series of English-language worksheets for nurses. In this set of reading and listening activities, students learn about safe and appropriate moving and handling strategies.

Nurses play a significant role in ensuring the optimum safety of patients when assessing and aiding their mobility. It is essential that nurses understand the vocabulary associated with the principles of safety that apply when considering a patient risk assessment. This set of worksheets contains a number of activities that will help to improve and test a student's comprehension of this topic.

Students will learn:

  • vocabulary of moving and handling
  • to describe and explain the principles of moving and handling
  • to describe a range of strategies for the safety of staff and patients when moving and handling