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    TEXT VERSION OF SLIDE:

    Title: Summary
    Type: Text Slide
    Content:

    • Manual resident handling is unsafe for the caregiver as well as the resident resulting in disabling back injuries and musculoskeletal in healthcare workers
    • Safe resident handling can be provided with assistive devices which ensures improved resident care and outcomes and reduced healthcare worker injuries

    Speaker Notes:

    This presentation has described the components for implementing a successful safe resident handling program in nursing homes, which included:

    • assessment
    • developing a plan
    • implementation
    • evaluating outcomes