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Safe-lift program: interventions for sustainable risk management and injury reduction.

Technology aging: quality of life.

Author: Fernie, B.
Type: Conference Paper
Year: 2001


The Client-Centred Safe-Lift Program was developed by the author to reduce staff injuries during patient transfer, patient lifting, positioning and transport. Principles of safe lifting, identifying which patients pose risks on staff safety, training and quality improvment are also discussed.

Further Details

Pages: 218-224
Publish Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Publisher: International Conference on Technology and Aging.
Accession Number: 26.9.02
Notes: Full papers of the conference are available electronically.
Keywords: North America, mobility, cognitive, carer, safety improvement
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