Recording available

Seating for Care Homes

  • Thu, September 8, 2022
    14:00 - 15:00
  • Wed, October 12, 2022
    14:00 - 15:00

This session will introduce how seating can be used to help manage pressure, as well as functional needs of your residents. We will explore the benefits of good seating and potential consequences of not providing adequate seating. There will be an overview of what posture is and how it is linked to pressure management. We will discuss the potential barriers and possible solutions to the provision of seating in care homes, as well as time for questions.

We will also demonstrate one of the seating types that is available from Accora


Learning outcomes

By the end of the session you will

  • Have a better understanding of benefits of good seating for residents
  • Have a better understanding of how posture and seating is linked to pressure
  • Improve awareness of products available to support posture in sitting and how this impacts pressure management
  • Be aware of options for provision of seating in care homes
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