MOVING AROUND, TRANSFERRING AND REPOSITIONING
The caregivers at Competent Caregiving are responsible for ensuring the health and safety of a patient inside their own home. This job includes a variety of tasks that are important to the well-being of the patient. Some of those tasks include Transferring out of bed, Repositioning in bed, sitting, bed mobility and assistance Moving Around. These tasks require careful steps to insure that the patient remains safe and comfortable. The caregivers at Competent Caregiving are trained and experienced to prevent any injuries when Moving our patients.
The caregivers at Competent Caregiving assist patients with getting out of bed, Moving Around and keeping patients as active as possible. Moving Around is essential for patients who still have mobility or have a recommendation from a physician. Getting up and about offers many physical and emotional benefits for the patient. Moving Around increases blood circulation, strengthens muscles and bones, strengthens the heart, which reduces the risk of stroke or heart attack, reduces the risk of osteoporosis, and helps to curb depression. It is also vital to Reposition patients to reduce the risk of bed sores and muscle weakness. Moving Around also promotes good digestion and breathing, can help patients with weight loss, improves sleep, and helps improve quality of life. The caregivers at Competent Caregiving are selective with Moving patients Around based on the particular needs and abilities of each patient.
The caregivers at Competent Caregiving are trained to safely move patients in and out of beds and reposition them into other furniture, wheel chairs, and toilets. The caregivers at Competent Caregiving make care and safety the number one priority when Transferring and Repositioning patients.