An intact central nervous system is redundant in its movement control allowing us to move in a varied and targeted manner. Individuals differ in how they sit, stand and walk. This depends on the person and on the situational demands. Besides personal factors such as age and sex, environmental demands and task specific factors will play an important role in the way we perform a movement. After stroke movements are usually less varied, less targeted and less fluent. This chapter focuses on how to support and help a patient getting into bed, changing seats or comfortably lying in bed or changing from position while in bed. Subsequently, we will discuss, bed position, and movements in sitting, standing and getting up from the ground.
Making transfers Bed position Supporting movement
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