How do you transfer a patient from a bed to a wheelchair?


Transferring a Patient from her Bed to a Wheelchair can be tough. If the Patient is on the heavy side, it is best to have 2 People do this. First, place the wheelchair next to the Bed, Put the Brakes on. Then Patient must be in a sitting position before being lifted under the arms,After feet hit the floor, pivot the Body and gently lower them into the wheelchair.
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1. Assess the patients’ overall strength and check for cognitive impairment. Examining the strength of the patient will help you set up a good plan for the maneuver - whether
Place it on the side where the patient can best grab it, if they're able. That way they can help. If they aren't able to help, get a transfer board and place the wheelchair on the
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