Safe patient handling is about understanding the principles of leverage and how to apply them to moving a person. A small tool known as a lateral transfer plate makes the job safe and easy. Patient mobility training is free to individuals caring for a loved one. Just contact us for a link.
Free training in patient transfer transfers will help reduce injuries to both the caregiver and the patient. Safe patient handling is not intuitive, it is a learned skill. Learn how to move patients or loved ones from bed to wheelchair, wheel chair to other seated surface, even to car. Use a small portable device you can hang on the wheelchair to make it easy.