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
- Pneumonia An infection and inflammation of lungs caused by bacteria, fungus or virus.
- Long Term Care (LTC) Health, personal and social care provided over a sustained period of time to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired. This may include in-home care, assisted living or skilled nursing facility.
- Occupational Therapy Therapy that trains individuals to manage everyday tasks in order to promote independence in the home.