NBE Webinar Series 2024 - 02: Bed Rails and Bed Levers - Interpreting the MHRA Guidance - REGISTER NOW!

Event Summary

Confused by the new MHRA guidance on bed rails and bed levers?

This session explores the reasons around the updated guidance and provides case examples of why clinicians need to be prescribe carefully.

The session discusses how one county has worked together to produce a health and social care integrated approach to the guidelines, with integrated policies and risk assessment.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the session the learner will:

  • Describe the reasons for the MHRA alert.
  • List the high-risk factors associated with bed rail and bed lever use.
  • Present to their own organisation, ideas on how to work to a single integrated ICES and health and social care policy.
  • Have clear understanding of how to review bed rail/bed lever prescription.

Estimated level of learner knowledge: Intermediate. 

Speaker Bio

Melanie is a Moving with Dignity Team Manager working with Norfolk County Council and Norfolk ICB. Melanie is also Column Digital Editor and has been a member of NBE for 24 years.

Melanie is a nurse by background with a particular interest in dementia care, optimising care and plus size care.

Melanie is a regular presenter at NBE and other associated conferences and has been an HOP series author and author of Dementia Care: A Behavioural Approach to Manual Handling.

We would like to thank Medstrom for sponsoring this webinar.

Please note that this is an NBE members only event. You will receive your own unique link to join the webinar via Zoom once your registration has been approved. This link can be used by one individual attendee and is intended for the use of the individual NBE member who registers to attend. We can only issue certificates of attendance for if an individual has formally registered and attended the event.

Registration will close at 1:00pm on Tuesday 26th March.

Register Here