Single-handed care supports the safe handling of clients through robust risk assessments and appropriate equipment. Various studies have proven there are many benefits to adopting a single-handed care approach, for both clients and carers. In this webinar Rebecca Washbourn, Physiotherapist and Moving and Handling Trainer, On the Go Physio and Helen Murray, NZROT and Cubro Equipment Specialist, outline some of the fundamentals of single-handed care in a New Zealand context, that support comfortable and effective positioning while in bed.
Who should attend?
This webinar has been created for Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, and those providing clinical advice or care in a client’s home. This webinar may also be of interest to nurses and clinical managers, within an aged care facility or hospital.
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- Introduction to single-handed care – what is it?
- What are the benefits?
- We’ll show you 3-4 in-bed techniques that can be carried out by a single carer
- What tools or equipment do you need?
- Question and answer session
Key learning outcomes
- Gain a deeper understanding of the risks and benefits of training staff in single-handed care (let’s help make it safer for everyone)
- Appreciate the applications of single-handed care and how to assess the risks
- Understand that having the right equipment is essential to support bed mobility and positioning
- Be informed of the funding options available
- Be curious and excited about the implications of single-handed care in your own practice
How to register
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