For caregiver with a wheelchair user patient,most of the caregiver patient are wheelchair user, due to the limited mobility,and some various reason that the patient needed the wheelchair for reasonable reason,some of the reason is due to disabilities or invalid,some of those patient
unfortunately are in born disabilities,and wheelchair is the source of answer for disable patient to ease their life in day by day activities such as traveling from one place to another in a short distance,or even just to be able to have some time outdoor to be with friends or have some family gathering or friends bonding,wheelchair is the source for this wheelchair user patient to obtain this things or activities in daily cycle of their lives.
As a caregiver with a wheelchair user patient,it's very important to have the safety knowledge on how to handle wheelchair for the patient safety and for the good sake for both the caregiver and the patient as well,in this case,both caregiver and patient are maintaining the safety,to be able to get rid of unwanted injuries, due to good safety or proper safety handling of the caregiver in using the wheelchair.
One thing for the caregiver to keep always in mind at all times,before placing or putting the patient to the wheelchair,always be sure to check at all times,if there's any sign of possible problem or either some sign of cracks in the wheelchair frame,wheel,or in any parts of the wheelchair,this simple safety measure is a helpful way to prevent any injuries for the patient due to some broken frame in parts of the wheelchair or loose bolts,or any problem from the
wheelchair that can cause an injuries ,and as a caregiver it's your duty and your responsible to any act that you made,so in order to avoid future problem,always at all times by all means,be responsible enough to do your duty,and always put in priority the safety of your patient before putting the patient seated in the wheelchair,also bear in mind likewise,that wherever you both the patient and you the caregiver go,always be sure to lock the rear wheel of the wheelchair when the patient is in standby mode.
Always be in advance to check the wheelchair of any possible problem,before putting the patient into the wheelchair seat,and if there will be a sign of any crack in the metal frame of the wheelchair or any sign that can be the result of a problem that can cause injuries,always call for any available repair shop to fix it as soon as possible,repair shop that specialize on wheelchair
repair or contact the son or daughter of the patient, or who is the assigned family or relatives of the patient,that can arrange the schedule to the repair shop in fixing the wheelchair.
Always be in advance for safety and never put the patient into the wheelchair seat if there's any problem that can cause any unwanted injuries due to some cracks,loosen bolts or some parts of the wheelchair,this simple tips for safety, can make your day as a caregiver ease likewise for the patient,free from any injuries. BY:J.LE