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Clinical Training Opportunities

Pressure Injury Prevention and Management

Seminar: Pressure Injury Prevention and Management
– There’s NO time for nonsense!

Date : Thursday, 18 November 2021
Time : 9am to 4pm
Venue : Technology Park Function Centre, Bentley

Our most popular seminar of the year is back!
Learn something new to prevent the risk and effects of pressure injuries by joining us at this seminar on Worldwide STOP Pressure Injury Day.

Seminar Highlights

  • Pressure Care Causes and Current Classifications – are you up to date?
  • Impact of pressure injuries on patients, carers, organization and society – what’s the cost?
  • Innovative approaches in Prevention and Management of Pressure Injuries – what don’t you know?
  • Preventative Seating and Positioning Strategies – what’s best practice?
  • Support Surface Selection – Why, What, When, Where and How?
  • Technologies in Pressure Management Equipment – what’s new with
    • Cushions – Material Selection, Properties
    • Mattresses – Foam, Air, Hybrid
  • and more …

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Workshop : Person-centred Moving and Handling Equipment
– Tips, Techniques & Clinical Practices

Date : Thursday, 21 October 2021
Time : 9am to 1pm
Venue : Technology Park Function Centre, Bentley

Innovations in moving and handling equipment technology and functionality are constantly evolving. This creates a need to remain up to date with products, functions and features in an effort to provide the optimal equipment solution for each individual user, environment and circumstances.

Therapist Goals:

  • Understand the fundamental features and benefits of Moving and Handling Equipment
  • Gain information on  Australian Standards related to Lifting Slings
  • Develop confidence in prescribing fit for purpose moving and handling equipment
  • Learn through discussion, problem solving strategies related to Person-centred Moving and Handling situations

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Assistive Technology for Community - Bunbury

Assistive Technology for Community - Bunbury

Seminar: Assistive Technology for Community
– Advantages, Disadvantages and Contraindications
Thursday, 4 November 2021, 9.00am – 3.00pm
Quality Hotel Lighthouse, Bunbury

Unicare Health would like to invite all involved in the selection of assistive technology for community clients to join us for an interactive, hands on seminar aimed at reviewing the clinical advantages of equipment range and choice to achieve Independent Living, Rehabilitation and Reablement goals.

This seminar will compare and contrast assistive technology options and review the advantages, disadvantages and contraindications surrounding equipment choice.

  • Choices? Choices. Choices! – Advantages, Disadvantages and Contraindications
  • Daily Living aids – kitchen aids, bathroom aids, dressing aids, safety aids, car transfers and more
  • Bathroom and toileting options – raised toilet seats, over toilet frames, shower commodes and more – What are the differences in options?
  • Mobility equipment, wheelchairs and cushion selections – What to consider?
  • Profiling beds and appropriate mattress choice – Learn what is available and appropriate.
  • Safe transfers and manual handling equipment – When and why?
  • Crash tested and transport approved guidelines for wheelchairs – Legislation or best practice?