Assisted transfer training refers to methods used to move your body from one surface to another. These moves can be from a bed to wheel chair, wheel chair to toilet, wheel chair to other type of seats or wheel chair to car seat.
There are 5 basic transfer techniques that cover the average situation. There are 9 advanced transfer techniques normally used in rehabilitation or special situations. The goal is to provide the maximum transfer mobility with the minimum stress on the patient and the caregiver.
Your doctor can write a prescription for assisted transfer training with an occupational therapist and/or a physical therapist or you and all the family members can attend an online assisted transfer training class that covers the transfer process in a step by step fashion. www.mrswivel.com