Care recipient (cr) has trouble bending to sit on the toilet

Try: Back up until the toilet is felt touching the back of the legs place weaker leg in front of the body keeping weight on the other leg look behind and grasp the grab bar or side rails lower body onto the front of the toilet then scoot back

Materials: n/a

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance

Information: n/a

References: transfer, wheelchair to toilet by krames staywell 2003 available at

Keywords: Toileting bending sitting down

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

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