Give incorrect advice because they don’t full understand what causes injuries. As a result many prevent people with disabilities being more independent in transfers that are safe causing loss of function too early or place the care worker at risk of injury with transfers that are unsafe.
Recommend inappropriate equipment solutions where exposure to risks remains. Many don’t know how to use equipment efficiently meaning the workers and client don’t get the full benefit of what the equipment has to offer. Finally, many health professionals don’t know how to justify equipment meaning funding bodies are unable to make sound decisions for equipment solutions, resulting in these solutions being declined
Don’t know how to support the people in the manual handling process, where they may have to give bad news. Addressing a manual handling risk can quickly become a stress risk and fracture a team at a time when teamwork is needed most.
What does this mean for you as a health professional?
Feel anxious that your recommendations are incorrect
Overwhelmed with solutions to solve problems
Cases result in conflict resulting in stress and burn out
Face to face workshops
Identify when a risk is present, what to do about it and how to succinctly document it using systematic methods.
How to support people in the manual handling process so it builds teams as opposed to fracturing them.
How to prescribe, use and justify equipment so it takes every opportunity to eliminate manual handling and make care safer, dignified and comfortable for all
What does this mean for you?
You can offer smart solutions to people with disabilities and their care givers
Better quality advice so you feel confident
Get the right equipment for the job faster
You can bring a team together in a stress free process