Program Contents: 23 minutes
Copyright Date: 2006
Caregiving Series Volume 11
In this program Michael Boggs, an ergonomics specialist and occupational therapist, demonstrates a step-by-step procedure for moving someone from the bed to a wheelchair using a mechanical lift. He addresses safety concerns at each stage of the procedure.
The Topics Covered Are:
• Parts of a mechanical lift
• Addressing patients' fear
• Sling placement
• Two-person mechanical lift transfer
• One-person mechanical lift transfer
• Safety measures
Program comes with 7 pages of support materials, which include outline, learning objectives, key points and definitions, test and answer key.