This short questionnaire – will form the basis of your personal risk assessment before you undertake the practical training in The TEAM-TEACH Approach.
TEAM-TEACH courses are appropriate for people with a wide range of age, weight, height, co-ordination, physical fitness and aptitude to learn. The techniques used do not rely on physical strength, instead making use of the body’s own mechanics, positioning and balance.
However, if you:
- have a history of a heart condition / high or low blood pressure / chest complaint etc.
- have any back problem / arthritis / joint pain etc.
- have any recent fractures
- are diabetic / asthmatic / epileptic / anaemic or other
- are or think you may be pregnant
- are presently taking any medication or are under the care of a doctor or health care professional
- have any other condition / injury etc. that may be affected by taking part in the physical aspects of this training
- are in any doubt or are concerned about your ability to undertake this training, you need to consult with your (G.P. in the first instance. Then to discuss any advice you -were given with your Unit/Service Manager / Headteacher who will be able to advise you accordingly with regard to the suitability of you completing the training programme.
Please ensure that you speak to the Team tutor before the start of the training if you have any specific health concerns in the context of the practical, physical activity.
During the training you need to ensure that you wear suitable, comfortable clothing and soft shoes, and that you remove all watches and jewellery before training commences.
In addition, please note that learning of the practical techniques will, with your permission, necessitate close physical contact with other participants and tutors.