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Item # DMI-WTRANB | SKU # DMI-51817540400
Transfer people from wheel chair to bed, chair, car or commode with this sturdy, sealed and coated Wood Transfer Board. The board is also valuable as a mobility aid for those who are living independently and need some assistance transferring from place to place.
Having a sealed and coated board allows easier transfers as you help the person slide across the glossy surface.
Additional features for the Wood Transfer Board by Briggs/Mabis DMI
Model No. 518-1754-0400
Protect Your Back as You Move People
You may have seen transfer boards like this used in some hospitals as they transfer patients from place to place. Now you can have one in your home as well to aid you in transferring yourself or your loved ones. It will take pressure off your back as you move the person across as opposed to lifting. This durable wood board is strong enough to handle up to 440 lbs so you know you have a stable surface to rely on.
How to Use a Transfer Board
Position one end of the board on the starting point and the other end on the destination to which you want to transfer such as the bed, chair, car or wheel chair. Try to keep the board as level as possible and be sure to lock any wheel chairs in place first. Help the person to get onto the board then assist them as they slide across it in short movements. Be sure the person is dry to avoid any friction while transferring.