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Moving and Handling Solutions Workshops

The objective for safe manual handling is to reduce injuries for care staff whenever possible and to make transfer solutions safe and comfortable for the user. Also, to save time in terms of work and provide better communication between care recipient and care staff.

OBJECTIVE OF WORKSHOP:

  • To provide a cost-effective, secure and proactive manual handling programme in a local setting for people dealing with manual handling issues in a community or acute setting.

  • To provide safe and comfortable solutions, easy to use for both recipient and care staff.

With the introduction of a suitable piece of equipment, following a risk assessment, there may be an opportunity to reduce the number of carers needed to support someone with their daily living activities which introduces opportunities for more flexibility with the provision of their care packages.

Using the right equipment can increase comfort for users and caregivers, reduce costs and increase client independence.

THE WORKSHOP

A series of demonstrations are carried out on the most up-to-date, practical and cost-effective Etac solutions for moving a person as follows:

  • Turning in bed
  • Moving higher up in bed
  • Moving from a lying position in bed into a sitting position
  • Moving from a sitting bed position into standing and walking
  • Moving from bed to wheel-chair/commode
  • Moving between chairs
  • Systems and solutions for horizontal positioning, turning and pressure care 

After the talk and demonstrations, there will be an opportunity to practice the solutions demonstrated and to ask questions.

HOW TO BOOK

To book your workshop, please contact our Customer Services Team or your Area Sales Manager.

Customer Services

Email: enquiries@etac.uk.r82.com

Tel: 0121 561 2222 option 2

Area Sales Managers

Adam Kew (NE & E Mids)             Mobile: 07818 507282               Email: adke@etac.uk.r82.com

Steven Mather (NW & N Wales)    Mobile: 07929 369872               Email: stma@etac.uk.r82.com

David Wilson (SW & W Mids)        Mobile: 07870 836248               Email: dwi@etac.uk.r82.com

Mahesh Shenoy (SE & London)     Mobile: 07826 068329               Email: msh@etac.uk.r82.com

Karen Clark  (East England)          Mobile: 07946 351141               Email: kcl@R82.com

Alex Hazlett (N England & Scotland)  Mobile: 07483 065107           Email: alha@etac.uk.r82.com

Colin Williams (Overhead Hoists)    Mobile: 07967 564298              Email: cowi@etac.uk.r82.com