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SeatTech - Seating Assessment & Solutions Level 1

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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.

 Course Presenters

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.

 Course Objectives


 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


 Course Content

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


 




Map Enable Ireland SeatTech, Sandymount Avenue, Dublin, Ireland
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