SeatTech - Seating Assessment & Solutions Level 1
The assessment and provision of suitable seating and wheelchair devices to service users can be a challenging activity for all those involved.
Correctly prescribed equipment can enhance a person’s daily life, their health and posture. Here at SeatTech we have developed a 3-Day Training course for people working in the field of seating and mobility in order to enable them to develop their skills in seating assessment and provision and to increase their knowledge of this important area of practice.
Who should attend Level One Training ?
This foundation training module will provide participants with an overview of general solutions to meet more common non -complex seating and mobility challenges.
Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Clinical Engineering members of the SeatTech team will be delivering this training. Each trainer has many years experience working in the field of seating and mobility.
To provide participants with knowledge of the basicprinciples of seating and related mobility
To provide an overview of the importance of 24 hour postural management as a fundamental approach to maintining health and function, not least seating and mobility.
To increase course participant's confidence in their ability to manage the seating and mobility assessment and provision process.
To provide participants with an understanding of the methods, tools and language used in the process
To give an overview of general solutions to meet the more common seating and mobility challenges
To promote best practice
This three-day course will include interactive presentations and hands-on activities.
Modules will include….
Considerations for maintaining or enhancing independence.
Posture … what are we trying to achieve?
Recognising the importance of all-day positioning.
Anatomical and bony landmarks
How we sit (Biomechanics)
Assessment and measurement
Gathering findings and objective setting
Solutions to generic problems.
Linking challenges and solutions to general conditions