The ability to move in or out of a chair, bed or wheelchair. This is one of the activities of daily living.
More Common Terms
- Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) A UTI is an infection anywhere in the urinary tract which can cause confusion with the elderly and those with dementia. If the person has a sudden and unexplained change in behavior such as increased confusion, agitation, or withdrawal, this may be s...
- Occupational Therapy Therapy that trains individuals to manage everyday tasks in order to promote independence in the home.
- Pneumonia An infection and inflammation of lungs caused by bacteria, fungus or virus.