With over 20 years’ experience specialising in moving and handling and single handed-care, Deborah dedicates her life to educating health organisations around the world. Motivated by a desire to reduce risks for health professionals, carers and those being cared for, Deborah founded A1 Risk Solutions® the first online-based training and risk management system in the world. As part of this, Deborah developed the only Level 4 qualification in single-handed care regulated by Royal Society Prevention of Accidents.
Deborah is the honorary lecturer for the Occupational Therapy Directorate at the University of Salford and enjoys helping develop her student’s skills for the betterment of our future workforce. Deborah is also a member of the ISO standards committee as part of the hoist and slings working group. A member of the National Back Exchange group, Deborah has published several papers on moving and handling and single-handed and is involved in international moving and handling research projects.
A presentation of the winning formula required to successfully implement and embed Single Handed Care in your organisation
Single Handed Care has been out for over 20 years. You would think people would be used to the concept? No, there are still many barriers present (Harrison, 2016, 2017,2018).
Deborah has successfully assisted several councils across the country to develop and embed single handed care across their organisations. It was not plain sailing for any of the projects, however, Deborah will arm you with information so you can follow the winning formula and start on your journey.