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Equipment Awareness - Mobility

Course Aims

  • To enable learners to use a structured assessment process to identify appropriate equipment to support clients with mobility difficulties
  • To raise awareness of a range of mobility equipment
  • To enable learners to identify risk factors in use of equipment

 

Learner Outcomes

  • Consider a range of mobility equipment (walking sticks, frames, wheeled walkers etc)
  • Explore the assessment process, including suitability of equipment for the individual, suitability for the task, environmental factors and technical specifications
  • Consider how to identify and manage Risk Factors in use of equipment and reflect on the possible impacts of interventions

 

Course Content

  • Why use a walking aid?
  • General considerations
  • Gait (walking patterns)
  • Sticks
  • Crutches
  • Walking Frames
  • Wheeled Walkers

 

Equipment Awareness - Mobility (Half Day)

£30.00 per person + VAT

Course Code QEL316

Quality Endorsed by Open College Network West Midlands

Contact

01743 250 820

01743 250 826

EMAIL

Venue

This course is held at our Training suite at The Lantern in Shrewsbury at a date to suite you, The building has onsite parking and cafe facilities.