Comfortable seating systems afford the greatest possible support and mobility
Safe support while standing increases both physical and mental well-being
Robust and light walking aids increase mobility
Safe and comfortable solutions for the transport of disabled children
Mobile toilet and bath chairs provide helpers with the best working conditions
The right accessories are important in obtaining the correct position
The Challenges of Hoisting ChildrenColin Williams, Category Sales Manager, Overhead Hoists, Etac R82
4th July 2019, 1pm. Seminar Room 1.
Thornbury Leisure Centre, Bristol, South Gloucestershire. BS35 3JB. Free entry and parking, open from 9am. Etac stand A11.
Colin Williams will be demonstrating techniques for safe hoisting of disabled children at Kidz West.
Following on from the success of Colin's previous presentations, this seminar will once again demonstrate many practical tips regarding the hoisting of children. There are multiple scenarios where hoisting can be challenging and this session will explore possibilities which can help improve the experience for both child and carer. Colin will demonstrate how support, comfort and safety can be maximised by using appropriate sized or shaped sling bars. The learning outcomes will be:
About the seminar lead – Colin Williams
Colin has worked in the healthcare industry for almost 25 years, with a speciality in moving and handling people. A passionate supporter of effective hoisting, he has provided many solutions to Local Authorities for domestic and social care settings. Colin has vast experience of transfer requirements within special education, care homes and acute wards. He is an IOSH approved trainer in “assisting to move people.”
Etac educationThe Molift hoisting seminar at Kidz West will provide a brief overview of moving and handling of children however further in-depth sessions are available on request. Etac R82 can provide free Molift training sessions either at its UK headquarters in Halesowen, West Midlands, or via its outreach services.
Etac R82 products
Stand A11 will display an impressive range of well-designed paediatric assistive equipment from Etac’s trusted range of brands. R82 products assist children with sitting, standing, walking, hoisting, toileting and bathing.