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Supporting the Mobility of Residents Living in Long-Term Care

  • Resource Type: Training, Video
  • Posted On: May 14, 2019
  • Audience(s): Educators, Leaders and managers, Students

This training video will show students participating in experiential learning in long-term care or retirement homes how to support a resident to stand from a chair and walk (with and without a walker), assist a resident to sit down from a standing position, and assist a resident using a wheelchair.

The information in this video is meant to be a general overview. Students must follow the long-term care or retirement home’s policy about if or how they can support residents living with mobility issues. Students should check with their main contact at the home whenever they have questions.


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