Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Aged Care


Bed to Chair Transfer

Bed to Chair Transfer

This snippet shows one method of transferring a patient or resident from a bed to a chair. It is relevant for an able-bodied patient with the use of a standing and walking aid. It is important to be aware of the main risk factors to yourself as...Show More
Bed to Wheelchair Transfer

Bed to Wheelchair Transfer

This snippet shows one method of transferring a patient from a bed to a wheelchair. In this snippet, an electric sling hoist is used to assist the patient. It is important to be aware of the main risk factors to yourself as carer in this task....Show More
First Aid: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

First Aid: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

The purpose of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, is to keep oxygenated blood flowing around the body to keep the vital organs alive until emergency services or medical aid arrives. This safety snippet outlines how to administer CPR if you...Show More
First Aid: Unconscious Casualty (DRSABCD)

First Aid: Unconscious Casualty (DRSABCD)

D.R.S.A.B.C.D. (DRSABCD) is an emergency action plan that can be used if you find an unconscious person. You do not need to be trained in First Aid to implement the D.R.S.A.B. components of this plan. This safety snippet demonstrates an...Show More
Hygiene: Handwashing

Hygiene: Handwashing

Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid cross infection, spreading germs to others and getting sick ourselves. Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to reduce the...Show More
Making a Bed

Making a Bed

This snippet demonstrates the task of bedmaking with two people working together. Bedmaking is a task undertaken regularly and often repeatedly throughout the day. It is important to be aware of the need for good manual handling posture to avoid...Show More