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
- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) A professional trained and certified to provide health services including technical nursing services, administration of medication, and changing of dressings.
- Conservator An individual or public or private agency appointed by a court to provide legal representation for an individual who can no longer manage his or her own affairs.
- Chronic disease A disease or condition that lasts over a long period of time and typically cannot be cured, often associated with a disability.