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Moving and handling

11) Summary

By the end of this topic you should:

  • Know about basic moving and handling for stroke carers.
  • Know more about using equipment including a patient turner, slide or glide sheet, sliding board.
  • Know how to assist someone in a wheelchair including on to a kerb or manoeuvering a wheelchair.
  • Know how to assist someone in and out of a car.
  • Know how to put a wheelchair into the boot of a car safely.
  • Know some tips for moving and handling at home.
  • Know where and how to get individual advice about moving and handling.
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