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DLF announces dates for Moving & Handling People North 2017

DLF is delighted to announce that we will be returning to Newcastle Racecourse for our 2017 learning event. 2016 saw our first Moving & Handling People North event get off to a strong start. Offering an alternative to our long-standing London event for delegates in the north of England and Scotland, the programme followed the same practical hands-on approach to workshops and seminars with leading practitioners providing the latest thinking and practical insights. The Open Forum caused some lively debate around recent cases encountered by delegates.

Leading ramp and access solutions manufacturer to support brand new M&HP workshop

Enable Access will be supporting the brand new ‘Assisting People using Wheelchairs’ workshop at the Moving and Handling 2016 conference. The Hatfield-based company will bring along a range of portable and threshold ramps to mimic kerbs and inclines that wheelchair users and their carers would typically face.

The DLF announces an exciting new event

The organisers of the Moving & Handling People conferences - the Disabled Living Foundation - are delighted to announce an exciting new event for 2016: Moving & Handling People North.

Invacare sponsors key moving & handling event

INVACARE, a leading manufacturer of ‘Safe Patient Handling’ solutions is delighted to announce its recent sponsorship agreement with the Disabled Living Foundation for ‘Moving and Handling People 2016.’

Single-handed care is leading to innovation in products and equipment

The 22nd Moving & Handling People will take place on Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd February 2016. One of the brand-new practical workshops ‘Moving & Handling in Single-handed Care Situations’ will explore an increasingly common topic coming more and more into play as a result of budget pressures on services providing care in the community.

Led by Heather Hetherington, the workshop will explore the latest techniques for moving and handling both inside and outside the home in a practical hands-on workshop designed to share useful knowledge with the delegates.

'Wheelchairs often don't get the attention they should!'

‘Wheelchairs don’t often get the attention they should’

The 22nd Moving & Handling People will take place on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd February 2016. One of the brand-new practical workshops ‘Assisting People using Wheelchairs’ will tackle a topic that is often not given the attention it deserves, so says Susan Clayton who will be leading the workshop with Jillian Moule.

Programme Director sets out the need for 'Care in Action'

Interviewed recently, Simon Wells, Programme Director for the Moving & Handling People conference programme in 2016 explained the urgency behind the topics planned for the event.

The original replacement sling company backs M&HP 2016

Silvalea is a fascinating company that owes its success to spotting a need and looking to satisfy it. The need they identified was providing replacement slings for patient transfer which has led them to develop expertise in the research, design and manufacture of specialised transfer slings utilising innovative materials from their deep understanding of the healthcare market. Silvalea has won awards for innovation and endeavours in the industry and so was a logical partner for the next Moving & Handling People being held in the City of London in early 2016.

Market leader in patient hoists backs M&HP 2016

As one of the best-known and widely respected names in patient handling, the Oxford brand has a heritage dating back to the 1950’s. Part of Joerns Healthcare, a respected international organisation, Oxford brings innovation to patient lifts and support services in the homecare, extended care and acute care markets.

'Trial by Jury' to run at M&HP 2016

Moving & Handling People 2015 included a brand new workshop aimed at reviewing and improving delegate’s ability to participate successfully in legal cases involving aspects of moving and handling clients. You may be called to be a witness or give expert testimony at any time, will you be ready?

Due to strong positive feedback, the new workshop with new cases and material has been included in the Programme for M&HP 2016.

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