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Norfolk Community Equipment Demo Day – January 2018

Norfolk Integrated Community Equipment Service (ICES) invite home support staff to a free event where they would like to share information with in relation to Community Equipment (such as profiling beds, hoists, slings etc).

It is being held at the Holiday Inn, Norwich Airport, NR6 6JA on Thursday 18 January 2018.

The day will begin at 9am for registration and coffee/tea for a 9.30am start. 

Faye Gower-Smith ICES Clinical Consultant will give a short presentation on ICES and the outline of the day.

Melanie Sturman, Moving and Handling Lead for Norfolk County Council will give a presentation on adult social care referral pathways.

The rest of the day will then involve breakout sessions in the following subjects:

  • Session1: Standard profiling bed, features of the bed and how it works with dynamic pressure care mattress
  • Session 2: Reduced handler care: How to use WendyLett sheets/hoists.
  • Session 3: Pressure care: How do the Repose cushions, mattress/ Active premier 2 mattress really work?  
  • Session 4: Managing the plus size person (Bariatric bed, mattress, WendyLett sheets, hoists)

The purpose of the day is to upskill home care agency staff/trainers on the products that Community and Acute Hospital Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist and Nurses prescribing to service users/patients in the community.

The day will conclude with a questions section and end for 4pm.

This is a free event and tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day, however you will have to bring your own lunch.

There are 80 places available and these will be allocated on a first come first serviced basis.

Please complete this booking form and send this to ICES@norfolk.gov.uk to book your place on this event.

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