Ensuring Safe Resident Transfers: The Vital Role of Slings

Tuesday, June 20, 2023 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM

No cost to participate!

Safe resident transfers are a critical part of providing safe, proper care. But is your team following the right steps? Join us for this free session for an overview of slings and their vital role in ensuring safe transfers. 
> Explore the different sling styles (horseshoe, split leg, hygiene, etc.) and attachment types as well as their proper use 
> Review the latest sling-sizing guidance and cues to ensure a proper fit 
> Learn how to perform an accurate inspection and safety check before each use


Sebastien Normandin, B.H.K., Director of Clinical Outcomes, Arjo Canada

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Sebastien Normandin, B.H.K., Director of Clinical Outcomes, Arjo Canada
Sebastien is a Kinesiologist who has been working with facilities to improve their safe resident handling practices for 20 years.  He has been a past speaker at the annual Safe Patient Handling Conference hosted by Veterans Affairs in the U.S..  Currently the Director of Clinical Outcomes at Arjo Canada, he leads the clinical team in providing education and consultation to Long Term Care homes with the goal of helping them achieve reduced caregiver injuries and safe comfortable transfers for the people they care for.