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Bed Rails Awareness

This pack contains a PowerPoint presentation (51 slides including opening slide, aims and objectives and citations/references) (37 slides of actual training delivery content). This pack focuses on bed rails awareness and is suitable for awareness training for all staff in care settings. It is a complete overview and will also be useful for teachers and trainers of learners on appropriate health and social care courses. This pack does not contain any technical training. The presentation can be used to deliver training as it has been written or you can shorten/modify to suit your own session requirements.

The presentation: Bed Rails Awareness - Slide Titles:

  • Aims and objectives, Introduction, Who uses bed rails? Terminology, Grab Handles, Risks - Background, Riddor statistics, The Law, Riddor, Regulation, Client Safety Risks
  • When things can go wrong, Suitability of the bed rail, Fitting of bed rails, Equipment maintenance, Equipment checks, Risk Assessment generics, Risk Assessment – client groups
  • Risk Assessment basics, Risk Assessment - dignity, Risk Assessment - others, Risk Assessment – some alternatives, The Risk Assessment, Record Keeping, Training
  • Safe fitting awareness, Bumpers and mattress overlays, Further Information

Word Document

Handout – follows the entire content of the presentation (5 page Handout)

Available on CD (£8.29) or as a Download (£7.99)

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To buy as a DOWNLOAD click HERE



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