The use of adequate equipment and techniques for repositioning the client in the bed can improve working environments for the care givers and also aids independence for those in your care.
By improving care givers working conditions, it will lower their risk of injury and thus reduce absenteeism. Sick leave not only impacts financially on institutions but can also negatively affect the level of care that is received due to reduced staff levels. Back issues can be a major occupational hazard for care givers. To re-position the individual in bed can be hard work, especially night turning regimes, fortunately there are now a number of products available to support care givers with this vital tasks. Watch the video or download the case study to learn more.