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Managing the bariatric client safely in home and community care

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Ann Adams
Senior OHS Project Officer,
NSW Department of Family and Community Services
Ageing, Disability and Home Care Workforce Safety and Wellbeing
(P09, Wednesday, NZI 4 Room, 3.30-4)

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Managing the bariatric client safely in home and community care

  1. 1. Managing the bariatric client safelyin home and community care
  2. 2. Health Psychological/emotional Social Housing Dignity and respect Mobility Communication Personal care Trained staff EquipmentAccessibleenvironments Transport
  3. 3. GREG Case Manager South Coast Community Options Case Manager - Sydney Home Care Service NSW Greater Community (Personal Care Assistance) Transport Community Health Community OT health services Other Home Equipment community ServicesModifications Loan Pool Service Equipment Supplier Equipment Funder ENABLE
  4. 4. NSW HACC Service providersService types: Community transport Respite Personal care Domestic assistance Social support Centre based day care
  5. 5. Objectives of the Project To provide workplace health and safety information, advice and resources to HACC service providers. Identify implications of WHS for service delivery support to clients who are identified as bariatric. Provide policy and program advice.
  6. 6. Stages of the Project Consultation Research Development of Resources Integration onto Website Promotion and launch Evaluation and maintenance
  7. 7. Stages of the Project Consultation Research Development of Resources Integration onto Website Promotion and launch Evaluation and maintenance
  8. 8. Consultation Determine health and safety risks Identify existing resources Identify resource requirements
  9. 9. Stages of the Project Consultation Research Development of Resources Integration onto Website Promotion and launch Evaluation and maintenance
  10. 10. Risk categories2. Client factors3. Home and Community environment and vehicles4. Equipment5. Manual Handling6. Communication7. Organisational and staff issues
  11. 11. Stages of the Project Consultation Research Development of Resources Integration onto Website Promotion and launch Evaluation and Maintenance
  12. 12. haccohs.adhc.nsw.gov.au
  13. 13. Risk categories Client factors Home and Community environment and vehicles Equipment Manual Handling Communication Organisational and staff issues
  14. 14. Risk categories Client factors Home and Community environment and vehicles Equipment Manual Handling Communication Organisational and staff issues
  15. 15. Risk categories Client factors Home and Community environment and vehicles Equipment Manual Handling Communication Organisational andstaff issues
  16. 16. Risk categories Client factors Home and Community environment and vehicles Equipment Manual Handling Communication Organisational and staff issues
  17. 17. Risk categories Client factors Home and Community environment and vehicles Equipment Manual Handling Communication Organisational and staff issues
  18. 18. Bariatric Client Management PlanHACC PathwayReferralAssessmentCare and service planningService deliveryService review
  19. 19. Risk categories Client factors Home and Community environment and vehicles Equipment Manual Handling Communication Organisational and staff issues
  20. 20. Manual handling tasks Sit to stand transfer Supervised walking Accessing vehicles Handling manual wheelchairs Lifting the apron/pannus Bed mobility
  21. 21. Stages of the Project Consultation Research Development of Resources Integration onto Website Promotion and launch Evaluation and Maintenance
  22. 22. Stages of the Project Consultation Research Development of Resources Integration onto Website Promotion and launch Evaluation and maintenance
  23. 23. Stages of the Project Consultation Research Development of Resources Integration onto Website Promotion and launch Evaluation and maintenance
  24. 24. Contact details Ann Adams – Project Manager ann.adams@facs.nsw.gov.au or phone (02) 9841 9169 Dominique Holdsworth - WHS Project Officer dominique.holdsworth2@facs.nsw.gov.au or phone (02) 9841 9168

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