FULL VOLUME
BED MOBILITY AND TRANSFERS

  • Bed to wheelchair
  • Hip surgery precaution
  • Body mechanics
  • Minimum assistance transfer
  • Pivot transfer
  • Maximum assistance transfer
  • Board transfer

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BED TO WHEELCHAIR
A detailed, up-close, back-saving look at how to safely get in and out of a wheelchair using positioning techniques for maximum ease and safety.

HIP SURGERY PRECAUTION
These extremely important precautions must be followed for patients after total hip replacement surgery.  The rules are demonstrated for sitting and reclining positions.

BODY MECHANICS
Clear, detailed illustration of body positioning and leverage techniques needed to prevent back and neck injuries when helping a person into and out of bed, wheelchair, or in the bathroom.

MINIMUM ASSISTANCE TRANSFER
This way of helping a person to stand or sit down, or to get into and out of bed, is not difficult, but is important in order to prevent unexpected falls or accidents.

PIVOT TRANSFER
This clearly demonstrated technique is critical for the person who has ability to stand, but needs the assistance required for correct positioning prior to sitting or standing safely.

MAXIMUM ASSISTANCE TRANSFER
An extremely important technique is demonstrated in detail for helping a person get out of bed, or into a bed (or wheelchair) when there’s little or no ability to stand or bear weight on the legs.  This technique is crucial for preventing serious caregiver injury.

BOARD TRANSFER
Another excellent, back-saving way to assist someone into or out the bed or wheelchair who is unable to stand or bear weight on the legs.