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

  • Incontinence Total or partial loss of bowel or bladder control or functions.
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) A professional trained and certified to provide health services including technical nursing services, administration of medication, and changing of dressings.
  • 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...

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