Care recipient (cr) needs to be moved into his wheelchair and has two caregivers cg to help

Try: Put the transfer belt around the cr cr’s waist have cr cross his arms across his her chest if possible stand behind cr with arms placed under cr cr’s arms hold both of cr’s wrists have a helper put his arms under the thighs of the cr at the count of three gently lift the cr up working together as a team working together carefully lower the cr into the wheelchair

Materials: Gait belt wheelchair

Categories: Sage, Topic, Caregiver Needs&Support, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile

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References: wheel chair transfers available at

Keywords: Wheelchair transfer transferring two caregivers

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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