caregiver (cg) doesn’t know how to transfer Care recipient (cr) in a wheelchair

Try: Bend knees while transferring move from the hips do not move cr using back muscles do not leave feet in place and twist body at the waist during transfer keep arms in close to body rather than stretching them out during transfer place feet as wide apart as hips keep back curved rather than holding it straight do not bend head forward during transfer never let the cr hold or hug you around the neck during transfer stand very close to the cr during transfer use your body body’s momentum force gained by moving to move the cr

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Categories: Medical Physical, Personal, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile

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References: Adapted from the internet website www drugs com wheel chair transfers by staff writer no date

Keywords: Wheelchair transfer transferring

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

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