Emma is a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual, with a passion for her field of work. Emma has worked in adult services for North Lincolnshire Council for 11 years. In April 2018 she secured the post as Back Care advisor and is also leading on the project for Moving with Dignity, single handed care. Emma has successfully implemented single handed care in numerous cases, working collaboratively with health colleagues, carers and families. Service users reported an increase in dignity and independence, with family members stating " Emma has been fantastic, a breath of fresh air"
Emma has a wealth of experience and knowledge in moving and handling and is committed to delivering a person centred approach to meet the needs of people in her community.
When implementing single handed care it’s often asked, are there any quick wins? Firstly, prior to any assessments being carried out it’s important to have access to the correct equipment and the support of both commissioners and equipment stores. Then the answer is yes! During this session we will discuss how to identify those "quick wins" and how these can be transitioned towards single handed care in a timely manner.