4th Annual Principles of Safe Patient Handling and Home Access Seminar

Fill out the form below to register for one of our 4th Annual Principles of Safe Patient Handling and Home Access Seminars. Learn about safe patient handling techniques for individuals and their caregivers assisting in facilities and at home, as well as considerations for home accessibility, from two expert presenters.



Wed., Oct. 10, 5-7 PM @ McLean Health Center in Simsbury, CT

The Eddy Room in McLean Health Center
75 Great Pond Rd
Simsbury, CT 06070

RSVP by Sept. 27

Wed., Oct. 24, 5-7 PM @ Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford, CT

Brooker Lecture Hall at Gaylord Hospital
50 Gaylord Farm Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492

RSVP by Oct. 19

Who Should Attend:
Administrative or management level clinicians, including OTs, PTs, DONs, nurses, administrators, and SPHM committee members and risk managers from hospital, long-term care, and rehab facilities.

Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP/SMS

Presenter:
Dr. Barbara Crane, PhD, ATP/SMS, Professor of Physical Therapy at the University of Hartford

Barbara has been a Physical Therapist for over 25 years and has worked in the rehabilitation field specializing in seating and wheeled mobility for much of that time. She earned a Master of Arts degree in Gerontology in 1994 and a PhD in Rehabilitation Science in 2004. She has lectured in and coordinated many local conferences focusing on Assistive Technology and its use with people with a variety of disabilities. She has lectured extensively nationally and internationally on topics related to wheelchair seating and mobility.

Presenter:
Amy Finke, VP of Business Development at Lifeway Mobility, Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS), Certified Environmental Access Consultant (CEAC)

Amy has over ten years of experience and expertise helping clients with home safety and accessibility solutions. Prior to joining Lifeway Mobility, Amy owned a specialized building company focused on designing and constructing home modifications for seniors and those with special needs. Leveraging her experience and law degree, she regularly collaborates with elder law and special needs attorneys, health care providers, clinicians, and geriatric care managers to meet the home modification needs of their clients.