Stand With A Wall In Front

(Tip # 5)
Contributed By: Caregiver Carlo
Stand With A Wall In Front

For someone with a balance issue, I help them practice going from sitting to standing position. To build their confidence and lessen the risk of a fall, I place their chair directly in front of a wall. This immovable object takes away Resident Bill's worry about falling forward and encourages an upright posture. I use a walker to offer lateral stability and have the locked chair in place for a fall back.
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