Principles of Safe Patient Handling and Home Access Seminar

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/27/2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
The Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England

Join us at our Principles of Safe Patient Handling and Home Access Seminar. 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.

March 27, 2019 @ the MA/NE conference room of the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England
2 Rehabilitation Way
Woburn, MA 01801

RSVP by March 21 here: https://lifewaymobility.com/annual-principles-safe-patient-handling-home-access-seminar/

Who Should Attend:
Clinicians, Nurses, OT’s and PT’s, Case Managers, Social Workers and Administrators from Homecare, Group Homes, Rehab Hospitals and long term care facilities.

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.