Care recipient (cr) has trouble getting up from a sitting position

Try: Scoot hips to the edge of the chair keep feet flat on the floor with knees apart put hands on the armrests rock forward and push down on the armrests to stand it may help to rock back and forth to build momentum

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 chair couch

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

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