Transferring

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.

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