Module 5 – Bed Mobility and transfers – Understanding Movement
- Why is knowledge of the level of injury important when considering transfers and movement?
- What motor skills do people with a C6 tetraplegia have the potential to achieve?
- List two reasons why rolling is important?
- Why is momentum necessary to achieve a roll with C6 tetraplegia lesions?
- List instructions to a patient to aid a roll?
- Why is the ability to move from supine to sitting important?
- What two sub task are important when moving from supine to long sitting?
- Why is it easier to maintain an upright position in long sitting as opposed to short sitting?
- Why is “lifting vertically” a important motor task?
- What two sub tasks are involved with vertically lifting in sitting?
- When transferring from a wheel chair to a bed (same level) which 4 sub tasks would you explain to the patient to break the motor skill down?
- Give one example of how you could reduce friction between the buttocks and the wheels when performing a transfer onto a bed from a wheel chair?
- List three example of what makes skill training (bed mobility/sitting/transfers) most effective.
- What strategies are required for a T4 paraplegia SCI injury (3 years ago)?
- List 3 reasons Tom may be having difficulty rolling?
- What could you do as a physio to help the patient achieve a roll initially?
- What makes rolling difficult for patients with a C6 tetraplegia?
- What three strategies can be implemented to prevent a patient with a C6 lesion hitting themselves in the face whilst rolling?
- What two sub tasks are involved with rolling for a person with a C6 tetraplegia?
- What muscle is important for rolling in a patient with a C6 tetraplegia?
- List 5 examples of a good therapist when teaching rolling?