caregiver (cg) needs to know how to transfer Care recipient (cr) using a sitting transfer technique into his wheelchair

Try: Place the gait or transfer belt around the cr cr’s hips and buttocks slowly move cr to the edge of the bed or chair that cr is transferring from ask cr to lean forward hold the belt or its handles then bend from the hips and knees holding the cr close to cg’s body lift cr up and then lower cr into the wheelchair move cr cr’s arms and legs so that cr is comfortable

Materials: Gait belt wheelchair

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

Information: n/a

References: wheel chair transfers available at

Keywords: Wheelchair transfer transferring sitting transfer

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

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