The Arjo Ergocoach Programme
This clinical consulting programme combined with a 5 day CPD accredited Ergocoach course is designed to work in partnership with an organisation to embed cultural change in patient handling. ‘Insight’ assessments identify mobility levels of patients/residents, current equipment availability (and condition) and transfer choices made by carers, enabling recommendations for best practice.
The subsequent Ergocoach Course equips identified carers with skills that will enable them to become coaches and ambassadors in safe patient handling and mobility within their own facility.
Strategic Advisors with the responsibility for managing safe patient handling are able to take ownership of the educational element of the programme within their own organisation through a peer review process by the Arjo Consultant.
Education sessions which focus on developing caregiver skills to identify the purpose, correct use and appropriate application of patient handling equipment such as standing/turning devices, active & passive hoists, slings and slide sheets. Practical skills assessment records are completed for individual delegates during training.