Grab Bar Training Course

WELCOME! This course is offered by Age Safe America, LLC

The Grab Bar Training course provides a thorough understanding of the importance of grab bars for the health and safety of your clients or family. Proper installation and use of grab bars can mitigate the risks of falling and provide peace of mind and independence. The purpose of this course is to provide description of generally accepted practices for residential installation of grab bars through instructional presentations and videos; along with real world insights with clients.

This 2 hour self-paced online course covers topics from style and location selection, to fundamental installation techniques and best practices, to client and family communication techniques. Upon successfully completing the entire course, you will receive an attractive certificate along with a digital copy of the course emblem for use in your marketing, social media and public relations efforts.

Overall course topics include:
◉ Job preparation and tools
◉ Grab bar styles and locations
◉ Installation techniques
◉ Job safety
◉ Client interaction

According to Census Bureau data, 48 million households (39%) include at least one person age 65 or over, one person with a disability, or both. And about 1 in 8 households have a member who uses a mobility device for a long-term condition.

Grab Bars are not only for seniors and people with disabilities. 53% of bath Injuries involve people between the ages of 25-64. Grab Bars are for EVERYONE in the family! As senior safety advocates, home service providers and healthcare professionals, we all have a responsibility to make it clear to family, friends, customers and clients, that Grab Bars are not an option, they are a mandatory safety device for preserving health and independence. Help to prevent falls and maintain independence.

Grab Bars are the single most important home safety modification you can provide. They prevent falls, save lives, and reduce hospital re-admissions. Grab Bars can be installed in bathrooms, kitchens, bedrooms, doorways and other areas of a home. Help clients to prevent falls and maintain independence. Proper installation is essential to provide a safe support.

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When you Sign-Up (watch for verification email—maybe in your spam), then login to purchase the course. Once you log in and begin the course, download files and resource materials listed under FILES in the upper right hand corner of the page. Print them for reference. YOU MUST FINISH THE COURSE WITHIN 30 DAYS!

  • Introduction
  • LMS Tutorial
  • Job Prep and Tools
  • Locations and Styles
  • Grab Bar Installation Techniques
  • Installation Techniques 1
  • Basic Grab Bar Installation into Tile
  • Installation Techniques 2
  • Grab Bar Installation into Drywall
  • Use of SecureMount™ Wall Anchor
  • Installation Techniques 3
  • Use of Hollow Wall Toggler Anchor
  • Installation Techniques 4
  • Use of WingIts® Grab Bar Fastener
  • Installation Techniques 5
  • Use of Solid Mount™ Fiberglass Anchor
  • Job Safety
  • Client Interaction
  • Course Summary
  • Closing Thoughts
  • Grab Bar Training Test
  • Course Evaluation Survey
  • Course Survey/Review
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever