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User transfers from wheelchair to toilet (film)

User transfers from wheelchair to toilet
User transfers from wheelchair to toilet

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Transfer from wheelchair to toilet

Transfer technique for persons with high tetraplegia

Description
The user positions himself with the wheelchair at a 45-degree angle to the toilet chair and sets the brake on the wheelchair. He uses his forearm to lift the foot closest to the toilet down to the floor. He moves the other foot forward a bit on the foot bar. He supports himself with the hand closest to the toilet on the toilet armrest; he supports himself with the other hand behind the lower back. He bends forward and transfers over. He supports himself with the elbow closest to the wheelchair on the wheelchair, grasps one leg under the knee, and moves the leg down to the floor.

Tip is dated from 2008

Categories for this tip
self care » toileting, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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Tip is dated from 2008.

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