This module focuses on safe body mechanics and safe work practice principles for lifts, transfers, and repositioning techniques to reduce injuries to both residents and staff in long-term care (LTC). This module can be completed by clinical staff (registered nurses, personal support workers). This module is related to topics listed as part of the mandatory training requirements for LTC homes in Ontario. The length of this module is ±40 minutes. This module was developed by the Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in LTC in collaboration with Occupational Health and Safety Services at Bruyère Continuing Care. Funded by the Government of Ontario through the Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care. The views expressed in this video are the views of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Province of Ontario.
Click on the link above to download the zipped file. Decompress the file, and click on "Story.exe" to run the e-module. Compatible with Windows only.
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