Wheelchair Service Training Package – Basic Level Participants Workbook

Publication date 1 January 2012 Category
  • Assistive technology
  • Assistive Technology
  • Training
  • Wheelchair
Publishing organisation World Health Organisation

This Participant’s Workbook forms part of the Wheelchair Service Training Package: Basic Level.  The Participant’s workbook is intended to support the training of personnel fulfilling clinical and technical roles in a wheelchair service at basic level. The training package supports the delivery of the theory and practice needed to begin working with wheelchair users who are able to sit upright without additional postural support. The training package includes: how to assess individual needs; assist in selecting and setting up the most appropriate wheelchair from those available; train users and caregivers how to use and maintain the wheelchair and carry out follow-up sessions.

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