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How to Help Someone Who Uses a Wheelchair: Including Walkers, Crutches and Canes DVD

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It's important for staff members to have the specific training they need in order to provide safe, effective care for clients who use wheelchairs or other mobility aids.
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It's important for staff members to have the specific training they need in order to provide safe, effective care for clients who use wheelchairs or other mobility aids.

This program provides instruction on important safety concerns and sensitivity issues, proper use of equipment, the importance of good body mechanics, types and use of walkers, crutches and canes, gait belt use and prevention of pressure ulcers.

A variety of wheelchair transfers and maneuvers are performed by professional experts. Watching these demonstrations helps staff members learn about safe wheelchair use, including how to avoid common mistakes caregivers make when assisting someone in a wheelchair.

Topics include:

  • Safety and sensitivity issues
  • Principles of body mechanics
  • Parts of the wheelchair
  • Body control points
  • Gait belt use
  • Stand pivot transfers in a variety of settings
  • Squat pivot transfer
  • Transfer out of a lounge or soft chair
  • Vehicle transfer
  • Loading a wheelchair into a car
  • Maneuvering ramps and curbs
  • Bathroom equipment
  • Preventing pressure ulcers
  • Types and use of walkers, crutches and canes
        Program comes with support materials, which include outline, learning objectives, key points and definitions, test and answer key.

    Total Course Time: 60 minutes (includes 32 minute DVD, support materials, review and testing)

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