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Safe Patient Handling Procedures for Home Health Care

Posted on: June 14, 2019 by Chris Murray

Throughout the healthcare industry, there are many challenges caregivers face when transferring or lifting patients. Patient handling is a critical aspect of the healthcare profession. In the home health sector, patient movements performed by home health care providers present even more risks; improper patient handling procedures can lead to severe injuries on the part of […] Read More

Posted in: blog Home Health Care

A Guide to Safe Patient Handling in Nursing Homes

Posted on: April 2, 2018 by Chris Murray

Patient handling is a twofold risk for nursing homes and other healthcare facilities. In addition to being a source of danger for patients when being lifted by improperly-trained employees, the act of lifting a patient is a common source of staff injury. Nursing home employees have a musculoskeletal injury rate that is seven times greater […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home Workers Compensation