Introductory training for caregivers, "caregiving techniques that do not strain the lower back at all", was held in Itabashi Ward, Tokyo.
We conducted a course on "caregiving techniques that do not strain the lower back at all" at an introductory training program for caregivers in Itabashi Ward.
As stated in the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare's training subject outline, safe and comfortable body movement in nursing care (utilization of body mechanics) is exactly the perfect match for "caregiving techniques that do not strain the lower back at all".
At the beginning, everyone was nervous and reluctant, perhaps because they were anxious about whether they could do it. However, as they actually experienced the "caregiving techniques that do not burden the lower back at all," they became more and more active participants, and some said, "I wanted to do more," and "There was not enough time.
Students who have worked in the nursing care industry had the following to say,
- If I had known about this "caregiving techniques that do not burden the lower back at all" earlier, I wouldn't have quit my job because of a back injury.
- I wish I had known that at the time because it was very hard to pick up someone who was bigger than me every time, but I was able to pick him up lightly.
- I was worried about whether I would be able to work in the nursing care industry because of my lack of strength, but I was able to provide assistance without using any strength at all, which gave me confidence.
I feel that we need to spread more of this caregiving technology to the world.
Thank you to all who participated.