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SWI template


Disclaimer

This information is a guide only for use by non government organisations and service providers as a training tool (supplementary to training) and is not intended as medical or professional advice. Users must seek appropriate medical or professional service. The State Government of South Australia accepts no responsibility for the suitability or completeness of the information and expressly disclaims all liability for any loss or damage arising from reliance upon any of the information.

Stop, Think, Assess, Review

Stop before you begin, you must review the Support Plan of the client being assisted.

Think about the task, any equipment needed and the readiness of the client. Think about other options if this task cannot be done safely.

Assess the client by watching/talking to them to see if they are willing and able to participate in the task.

Review other options available if client not ready for task. Talk to supervisor/manager about other options.

Potential Hazards

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Safety Provisions

To prevent risk of injury to workers or clients during this manual task:

a. Follow all steps of this Safe Work Instruction (SWI).
b. Be aware of movements during task, do not exceed your ability.
c. Minimum of 2 workers for this task.
d. Communicate with client and other workers at every step of this task.

Instruction

Set Up

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Operation

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1. Prepare client's arm for roll
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2. Put client's leg in position for roll
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3. Staff position hands to commence roll
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4. Roll client onto side
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5. Stabilise client
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Conclusion

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05 Jul 2018
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