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Bariatric Training

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The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical Skills, The Christie NHS FT, Manchester M20 4BX

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This is for internal Christie Staff only.

Target audience:

All staff having direct patient contact 

Aim:

  • To raise awareness regarding safer moving and handling practice and reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders
  • For staff to understand and demonstrate evidence based best practice in the management of  bariatric patients (plus size)

Outcomes include:

  • Understanding of relevant legislation / Trust policy
  • Knowledge regarding anatomy and physiology and the impact of obesity
  • Be aware of the potential risks relating to moving and handling of loads and how to reduce the risk using the ergonomic assessment tool – TILEO and the on -going process of assessment
  • Acknowledge the core principles relating to movement of self and loads
  • Staff can identify the person/persons they can contact for support and advice relating to moving and handling plus size patients
  • Appreciate the psychological aspects including dignity, respect and compassion.
  • Knowing equipment availabilty and how to access


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