Education Workshop

Our full day Education Workshop covers in depth training on the principals of why Seating Matters and will look at the goals of seating, postural abnormalities, pressure management, risk assessments and how to conduct a basic or detailed seating assessment.

What to Expect

The Seating Matters Education Workshop is a full day training event suitable for multi disciplinary teams.  The event will be delivered by one of our specialist occupational therapists at a venue of your choice.  During the workshop, delegates will get an opportunity to trial the chairs.  Lunch will be provided for delegates as well as a free copy of The Clinician’s Seating Handbook by Martina Tierney OT.  Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance for CPD/continuing education and the session is endorsed by the College of Occupational Therapists.

*Fees apply for attending this Educational Workshop and a minimum of 12 attendees is required. Please contact us for more information.

Learning Outcomes

In depth training on how to identify and accommodate complex postural and spinal presentations such as kyphosis, scoliosis and pelvic obliquity, in seating.

Learn how to manage pressure in seating using 'The Four Principles of Pressure Management'.

Learn how to conduct basic or detailed Seating Assessments.

Discover clinical research carried out by Ulster University and Seating Matters showing a reduction in pressure ulcers/injuries through correct use of seating.

Learn from real patient case studies.

Best practice tips to minimise risk of clinical negligence cases due to avoidable pressure ulcers/injuries developing in patients.

Seating Matters Education Workshop is endorsed by The College of Occupational Therapists.