Case Manager publishes article in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy

Jo webb rehabilitation for Independence

Jo Webb was the lead author of Improving Competency in Safe Patient Handling Through Online Learning Beyond the Classroom: A Longitudinal Study

“Safe patient handling is intrinsic in health care provision, yet education in the skills required for safe patient handling is inconsistently delivered, with limited evidence that traditional face-to-face training reduces risk. The primary objective of this paper is to assess the long-term effectiveness of replacing annual practical handling updates with an online training system, combined with competency assessment of skill and safety”.

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Rehabilitation for independence Case Manager and lead author Jo Webb told us “this was 6 years in the making with 4 years longitudinal study followed by analysis, writing up and published this is a great achievement for all involved”!