Transferring

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Transferring

  1. 1. ASSISTING PATIENT(IMPAIRED MOBILITY) TOTRANSFER FROM BED TO CHAIR
  2. 2. EQUIPMENTS 1 Transfer belt 2 Wheel chair
  3. 3. 1. Follow the common steps Identify patient Explain procedure Elevate bed level Check connection can interferes Provide privacy
  4. 4. 4. Position chair facing head orfoot of bed
  5. 5. 3. Lock wheel of chair and bed
  6. 6. 4. Raise head of bed to sitting position
  7. 7. 5. If client can bear weight, fullassistance not needed: standby for safety as needed.
  8. 8. 6. If client can bear weightpartially only, use stand & pivot(turn) technique.
  9. 9. 7. The nurse should face clientwith feet comfortably apartand a broad base of support
  10. 10. 8. Assist client to sitting position.Have client use arm next tomattress and push while you helplift upper body as clients legsswing over the edge of the bed
  11. 11. 9. Apply transfer or gait belt with handles
  12. 12. 10. Assist client with puttingslippers or shoes and placing feet flat on the floor
  13. 13. 11. Spread feet apart. Flex hips& knees, aligning knees withclients knees
  14. 14. 12. Grasp gait belt at handles
  15. 15. 13. Rock client up to standingposition on count of three whilestraightening hips & legs. Instructclient to use hands to push up
  16. 16. 14. Once standing, pivot clienttoward seat of chair. Have client then reach for arm of chair andassist with easing self into chair
  17. 17. 15. Flex hips and knees while lowering client into chair
  18. 18. 16. Adjust the patient in chair

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