# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 355586367

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Transport a client, using a wheelchair.

Definition

Transportation should include following guidelines and the client care plan for
  • maneuvering a manual wheelchair
  • maneuvering a motorized wheelchair
  • adjusting wheelchair parts
  • propelling a wheelchair on different types of surfaces.

Process/Skill Questions

  • When a client’s knees are higher than his/her hips, which parts of a wheelchair need adjusting?
  • What environmental adaptations are available in the community to accommodate wheelchair users?
  • How can a person in a wheelchair safely get in and out of a car? Go up a curb? Enter and use a public bathroom?

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