Lifting, Transferring and Positioning of Clients

Lifting, Transferring and Positioning of Clients

KWSH-CL-06 (Basic)

Course Overview

At the end of this course*, participants will acquire the foun-dational knowledge and skills to:
1. Maintain and care for equipment.
2. Prepare to lift and transfer client.
3. Lift and transfer of client between two places.
4. Position and turn client.
*Note: This course is an introductory session for participants and is not intended to certify the participants as competent in the use of the devices. During this course, participants will be introduced to the transfer devices through the ward observations or skills practice.

Target Participants

Therapy Assistants, Nursing Aides, Patient Care Assistants, and Healthcare Assistants

Course Details

Date/ Time

Run 2: 14 May 2020

Run 3: 9 July 2020

Time: 2:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Venue

Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital
705 Serangoon Road
Singapore 328127

Course Trainers

This course is delivered by trainers from Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital.

Ms Juliana Wang

Ms Juliana Wang is a physiotherapist with over 10 years of experience. She is currently working as a Senior Physiotherapist at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH). Prior to joining the community care sector, Ms Wang has worked at two major tertiary hospitals in Singapore. She holds several qualifications: Master of Science in Neurological Physiotherapy (Hong Kong Polytechnic University / Hong Kong / 2013), Bachelor of Physiotherapy (University of South Australia / Australia / 2007), and Diploma in Physiotherapy (Nanyang Polytechnic / Singapore / 2005). Her area of specialization includes neuro-rehabilitation and geriatric rehabilitation.

Ms Margaret Goh

Ms Margaret Goh is a physiotherapist with over 15 years of experience. She is currently working as the Head, Rehabilitation at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH). Prior to joining the community care sector, Ms Goh has worked in several public and private healthcare organizations. She holds several qualifications: Bachelor of Health Sciences, Physiotherapy (SIM, Singapore, 2005) and Diploma in Physiotherapy (Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore, 2002). Her area of specialization includes elderly care, neuro-geriatrics and physiotherapy clinical skills. She is extensively involved in in-house training courses for thera-pists, therapy aides and care staff at KWSH.

Course Fees: $110.21 (inclusive 7% GST)

Prevailing course fee subsidy at 90% for Singaporeans/ PRs and 45% for foreign staff working in eligible community care organisations.

Please register for the course via AIC Learning Management System. Go to the following URL:

https://lms.aic-learn.sg/lms/app/

Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300
CTI@kwsh.org.sg

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