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Free training & support for healthcare professionals

We provide online and in-person training for care practitioners. Continue your professional development without worrying about the cost. All of our sessions focus on enhancing quality of care and quality of life.

Keep up with the latest best practices for specifying and using care equipment.

Training and Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Join our in-house specialists and expert guest speakers for a live webinar every month. We cover topics from specialist seating and promoting independence through to fall assistance and infection prevention. Each session is 1-hour long and runs via Zoom.

THURSDAY 20TH MAY, 2-3PM

Using Specialist Seating to Reach Client Goals: How, When & Why to Specify

A free training webinar to support occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and other healthcare professionals in specifying seating solutions that meet clients’ care needs and help them reach their goals.

Why attend?

  • Speaker: Session delivered by Ben Stirling, a trained Specialist Seating Assessor.
  • Live demonstration: Learn how to take accurate measurements and size a chair to get the perfect fit for your client.

Topics Covered & Learning Objectives:

    • Understanding the risk factors associated with inadequate seating for older people and people with disabilities.
    • The hierarchy of provision for specialist seating – when is intervention needed?
    • Best practices and advice for carrying out seat sizing assessments. Includes a live demonstration on how to properly size a care chair!
    • Why is a holistic approach to specifying seating important?
    • Tips for tailoring specifications to individual clients.
    • Beyond postural management & pressure care – the overall impact of seating on health and quality of life.
    • Benefits of using adjustable chairs to achieve clients’ short and long-term goals.
    • Live Q&A.

Previous Webinars

THURSDAY 22ND APRIL, 2-2.50PM

Falls & Hip Fractures Webinar: Top Tips for Recovery & Prevention

Training and support for occupational therapists, physios, and other healthcare professionals working with clients who have been affected by or are vulnerable to falls.

Why watch back?

  • International guest speaker: Broaden your horizons with an overseas specialist joining us live!
  • Live demonstration: A mix of presentations, discussions and an exclusive live product demonstration offers learning with inspiration.

Topics Covered & Learning Objectives:

    • Overview of the significance of falls in the UK to both individuals and the NHS.
    • Understanding the different types of hip fractures and their severity.
    • Exploring preventative measures that can be taken to tackle falls around the home.
    •  An introduction to a brand new revolutionary falls protection device, the first of its kind! This event will be the official launch of the product in the UK.
    • A live demonstration of the new device.
    • Sharing of results from studies carried out by the University of Grenoble in the French Alps.
    • Live Q&A.

THURSDAY 18TH MARCH, 2-3PM

Understanding Long COVID: Managing Client Symptoms & Supporting Recovery

Exploring how occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and other healthcare professionals can support their clients living with long COVID.

Speakers:

  • Rachel Wilson BHSc (Hons) OT MSc, Independent Occupational Therapist at RWOT.
  • Padraig Finn, Physiotherapist at Yorkshire Care Equipment.

Topics Covered & Learning Objectives:

    • Review the prevalence of long COVID in the UK.
    • Understand common symptoms and how long COVID presents in individual cases.
    • What impact is long COVID having on people?
    • Consideration and application of interventions historically used in the management of Chronic Fatigue.
    • Current best practices and advice for treating clients.
    • Specifying equipment based on a client’s symptoms to support management, rehabilitation, and recovery.
    • Live Q&A.

 

Product Training

Get a personal training session from one of our equipment specialists.

We offer free demonstrations for our Lento care chair, ProSpec hospital chair, and Raizer falls lifting chair ranges. Learn more about the features, functions, and how to use specialist equipment to maximise benefits for users and caregivers.

Let us know your requirements and we’ll tailor the session to suit your needs. Available via video call or on-site.

Product Demos and Equipment Training
YORTRAIN GOLD session

YORTRAIN GOLD

YORTRAIN GOLD was our annual training day for Occupational Therapists and other healthcare professionals.

It was an action-packed event full of inspirational talks, training sessions, networking, and opportunities to get hands-on with care equipment.

Our ongoing webinars and product training let us take everything great about YORTRAIN GOLD and offer it nationwide, all year round!

Book a Training Session

To arrange a session or enquire about our free training services, please fill out the form below or call us on 01423 799960:

    Tel: 01423 799960

    Opening Hours

    Mon 8.30am - 4.30pm
    Tue 8.30am - 4.30pm
    Wed 8.30am - 4.30pm
    Thu 8.30am - 4.30pm
    Fri 8.30am - 4.30pm
    Sat & Sun Closed