Care recipient (cr) loses his her balance when he she stands up from a sitting position

Try: Suggest that cr try using the hands-on-knees standing technique below are the steps you can suggest that cr try #place your hands on your knees # bring your weight forward and bend slightly at the waist # place your feet under the chair # push up to a standing position

Materials: n/a

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

Information: n/a

References: a caregiver’s guide to huntington’s disease by huntington’s disease society of america 2011 available at www hdsa org

Keywords: Trouble standing up balance problems unstable on feet gross motor coordination movement disorder trouble controlling movement

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

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