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Clinical Hub Resources

After speaking to our customers our clinicians have put together a series of the most asked for resources pertaining to patient handling. Updated every month with new resources being added throughout the year.

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Going Beyond: A “How-to Guide” to Providing Quality Dementia Care During Activities of Daily Living

This guide booklet feathers a phased approach focusing on care techniques that result in positive and quality interactions with residents living with symptoms of dementia. Written in partnership with Karen Tyrell, CEO of Personalized Dementia Solutions Inc.

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Supine to Prone Walkthrough

Many doctors on the frontlines have had success proning their patients with COVID-19 to help with respiration. Handicare has put together a step-by-step walkthrough on how to safely prone a patient from the supine position using a ceiling lift and positioning slings.

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Up from Floor with Floor Lift Walkthrough

Floor lifts can safely be used to lift users that have fallen on the floor and move them to a supporting surface (in conjunction with your site's policy and procedures). Handicare has put together a 5-step walkthrough guiding you on how to safely lift a user up from floors using our Carlo Floor Lift and Slings.

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National Clinical Director

Amber Slay, RN, BSN

Amber Slay is the incredibly talented ACLS, BLS, PALS, and Trauma Nursing specialist spearheading the Savaria Clinical Academy with Handicare. With over 10 years of professional medical management experience, Amber has provided attentive care to innumerable patients facing a diverse array of healthcare challenges in emergency rooms, hospice wards, and psychiatric settings alike.

Leveraging her hands-on clinical experience and adept knowledge of safe patient handling and mobility solutions, Amber has been providing clinical education, training, and resources to health care providers across Canada - sharing lessons learned from colleagues coast to coast to ensure caregivers and those we care for remain safe.