Examination of approaches to managing the falling person and assisting their recovery from the floor
Pam is a nurse and for the last 15 years has been has been employed as a Moving and Handling Advisor and Consultant in both the Acute and Community sectors.
Pam is on the Executive Committee of the National Back Exchange and regularly presents at national and regional conferences and workshops.
After completing her MSc at Loughborough University Pam became a founder member of the Loughborough Alumni Research Forum in patient handling and is a contributing author to the ‘Handling of People Series’ and ‘Clinical Skills’ publications. She is especially interested in the partnership aspect of assisting people with movement.
Lois has worked in Health and Social Care for 36 years, and completed her PGDIP in Back Care at Loughborough in 2006. She is the chair of Lancashire and Greater Manchester Back Exchange Group and works in a large NHS Foundation Trust covering both Acute and Community services.