STAFF 112: Safer Lifts and Transfers

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MH LHIN Regional Learning Centre

2030 Bristol Circle, Suites 205

Oakville, ON L6H 0H2

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STAFF 112: Safer Lifts and Transfers (4 hours)

This course will provide a refresher of hands on skills and updated techniques. Participants are advised to wear comfortable footwear. Topics that are discussed/practiced include:

  • Principles of safer body mechanics

  • The difference between lifts and transfers

  • How injuries can occur to care providers

  • Recognition of high risk client care activities

  • Using a Hoyer lift, sit-stand lift, and ceiling track lift

  • Assisting a client with a variety of manual transfers

  • Identification of factors that contribute to client falls

  • Falls prevention in the community


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MH LHIN Regional Learning Centre

2030 Bristol Circle, Suites 205

Oakville, ON L6H 0H2

Canada

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