CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781491974
Transfer client, including the use of a mechanical lift.
Transferring should include following guidelines and the client care plan for
- equipment (e.g., transfer belt, gait belt, lift, wheelchair, sliding board)
- clients with various physical disabilities (e.g., one-sided weakness, paralysis)
- clients in various activities of daily living (e.g., moving to and from the bath/shower, toilet, car, and chair).
- What should be communicated to a client prior to and during a transfer?
- When would you use a sliding board to transfer a client?
- What strategies can be used to avoid a fall during a transfer?
- How would you lower a client safely to the floor in an emergency situation?
- Why is it important to follow standard procedures exactly when transferring a client?
- What principles of good body mechanics should be used to prevent injury to a caregiver?
Other Related Standards
HOSA Competitive Events
Health Professions Events