How to Move and Care for Ambulatory Patients
Caring for senior or other ambulatory patients at home does not come without risk. In addition to them not being able to care for their own weight, those caring for the elderly and infirm may not have the strength to do so themselves without the aid of tools and techniques.
To help our clients who are faced with the task of helping others stay in their homes and get the most out of their lives, we’ve collected some helpful videos from the internet, and will be adding more as we find them. Have some of your own you want to share? Be sure to leave links to them in our comments box below.
Tips to reduce the risk of falling
Use a walker to prevent falls
Bathroom safety to prevent falls
Techniques on how to transfer ambulatory patients, change bed sheets, etc.
Introduction to Safe Transfer Skills
How to Use a Transfer Bench to Move from Tub to Walker
SHOP BATHROOM SAFETY EQUIPMENT
Techniques on how to transfer non-ambulatory patients using patient lift and sling
Introduction to Electric Patient Lifts & Slings
Introduction to Hydraulic Patient Lifts & Slings
Transferring from Wheelchair to Bed using Sling
Transferring from Bed to Wheelchair using Sling
Transferring from Floor to Bed using Sling
Questions? Need help?
We’d be happy to help you with your questions and direct you to products that will assist you as you care for your ambulatory patient, friend, or family member. Follow the links to get to our store section. There you will find a live chat at the bottom right of your screen. Or give us a call to talk to us at 800-956-6616.
Matthew Voralik grew up working in the brick and mortar store after school and during the summers. When most boys his age were playing video games, he was assembling wheelchairs and hospital beds and showing people how to use all the things they sold in his dad’s store. Today he does the same thing for his online customers. This also makes America Discount Home Medical uniquely qualified to select and recommend the best products for our customers.