Transferring Patients from Bed to 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. Ask an assistant to help you move the patient if she is a large or heavy person or if you think you cannot safely support her weight alone. Gently raise the person to a sitting
Most people have the aid of a lift to move the patient from the wheelchair to bed. Without such equipment, it is necessary to lower the bed to wheelchair levels. The type of transfer
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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