A side-stepping exercise may help Care recipient (cr) having difficulty maintaining balance

Try: #clear walking space of all obstacles #stand facing the cr and ask them to take one side step to the right #step with the cr holding your hands to help with balance if needed #continue for ten steps #repeat the process going back the other way #offer verbal support and encouragement throughout the process #repeat daily #this can also be done in a swimming pool using the edge of the pool for support

Materials: Open space of 10′ – 15′

Categories: Falls & Balance, Mobility, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision

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

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