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

Try: Place the gait belt around cr cr’s hips and buttocks then place one end of the sliding board under cr’s buttocks the sliding board should form a bridge between the place the cr is transferring from such as the bed and the wheelchair put one knee between the cr cr’s knees hold the gait belt or its handles slowly slide the cr across the board to the wheelchair ask the cr to help by pushing his her palms on the board and moving towards the wheelchair remove the board once the cr is seated in the wheelchair

Materials: Gait belt sliding board wheelchair

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

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References: wheel chair transfers available at

Keywords: Wheelchair transfer transferring sliding board

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

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