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Wed 19 January, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Many carers report problems with their backs, learn basic techniques to protect your back in everyday life and in your caring role. This session will NOT include using equipment like hoists and glide sheets.

Who is this online session for?
This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only.

Outcomes of this online session

By attending the Taking Care of Your Back course, carers will:

  • Develop an understanding of what might cause musculoskeletal pain.
  • Be aware of techniques that will help to maintain 24 hour back care.

Delivered by
Aga Newsome, Carer Training Officer at VOCAL. Aga has recently joined the team at VOCAL, and comes with over 4 years’ experience of delivering training in the care sector. She runs a number of face to face and online courses for carers.

Online Instructions
This course will be delivered online. Details of how to join the meeting will be sent you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on 0131 622 6666.

There is a limit on the number of spaces for this event. You will be notified if you need to go on the waiting list for this event. Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run some may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case.


Wed 19 January, 2022
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Carer Training
0131 622 6666


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