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The Better Bed Solution:
Improved Sleep, Safer Transfers, Fewer Falls

Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m PT / 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET

Description:

Join this month’s free webinar for an exploration of the role beds play in falls. Direct Supply’s Product Consultant, Kari Harbaugh, will be with us to discuss how a person-centered approach to bed size, type, and features can promote better quality sleep, safer transfers, and fewer falls. We’ll also review case studies, providing practical solutions you can immediately implement in your community to improve resident safety and well-being. You can earn 1 NAB CEU for attending.

Webinar Learning Objectives

  • Learn best practices for fall prevention in the bedroom
  • Uncover solutions to improve bed safety within your community
  • Participate in live fall huddles
  • Collaborate with our expert panel during a Q & A session

Continuing Education Credits

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This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1 total participant hour by NAB/NCERS —
Approval #20220824-1-A77117-DL.

Special Guest Speaker
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Kari Harbaugh, CSPHA
Senior Product Consultant, HCE, Direct Supply

Kari has been working with Direct Supply for over 15 years and in her role as a Sr. Consultant for healthcare equipment for the last 8 years.  She's a specialist in safe patient handling and mobility practices and is certified as a Safe Patient Handling Associate.  In her role she works closely with the product management team, and manufacturers of beds, mattresses, lifts and transfer devices.  She prides herself on knowing the pros and cons of each piece of equipment to best help customers select the right products for their building, their residents, their staff and their budget.

Webinar Hosts

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Laura Hastings, OTR/L
Customer Success Manager, SafelyYou

Laura is a registered and licensed occupational therapist in CA and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She comes to SafelyYou with extensive experience managing rehabilitation departments within assisted living and memory care communities. Laura has served as the point of contact for falls prevention, OT intervention and staff trainings. Prior experience includes acute rehab, traumatic brain injury, skilled nursing and outpatient settings.

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Glen Xiong, MD
Chief Medical Officer, SafelyYou

Dr. Xiong earned his medical degree from UC Davis and completed his residency training in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center. He is certified by the American Medical Directors Association in Post-Acute and Long-term Care Medicine (2006, 2016). He provides clinical care at the UC Davis Medical Center, and in Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities.

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Caroline Browne, MSPT
Director of Customer Success, SafelyYou

Caroline comes to SafelyYou with over 18 years of experience as a licensed physical therapist, working in Senior Healthcare for the past 13 years.  She has 15 years of leadership experience as a clinical operator, supporting business and clinical growth in post-acute rehabilitation healthcare settings. Caroline has provided expertise in clinical training, consulting, and facility build-outs in the expansion of U.S. based senior care into international markets. She’s currently helping to lead the growth and expansion of SafelyYou as the Director of Customer Success, supporting fall reduction strategies, implementation, and overall customer engagement.