All posts within: Lifting and Transferring

Jun
26

In our last blog, we offered step-by-step directions on how to safely transfer an elderly loved one from a bed to a wheelchair. But what if you’re the caregiver for someone who’s bedridden? You may think there’s no danger of injury in simply helping a bedridden senior change positions, but the risk of injury still comes into play when lifting from lying down to sitting up.

Take precautions by following these steps to… read more


Posted June 26, 2014
Tags: Caregiver Health, Lifting and Transferring

 

Jun
18

The odds are against you: more than half of all caregivers suffer from injuries related to lifting or transferring a frail, elderly loved one. To save your back and protect the person you’re assisting from injury as well, we’ve compiled the following step-by-step guide to safely transfer someone from a bed to a wheelchair:


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