Care recipient (cr) has trouble getting out of bed

Try: Turn onto side with knees bent move feet off the edge of the bed using arms to help sit up sit at the edge of the bed with feet on the floor and knees apart push down with hands and rock forward to stand up

Materials: n/a

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

Information: n/a

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

Keywords: Mobility sitting standing stiff bed

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

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