Day in the Life: Home Mobility
Home Mobility – Practical application of bed mobility, dressing techniques on the bed and in the wheelchair, bathroom accessibility and modification. Demonstration of a build in chair lift, education on skin maintaince and integrity, as well as overall home accessibility.
Magee Rehab, through a grant from the Kessler Foundation, has developed a four part series, “A Day in the Life” all which show those with spinal cord injuries—and who are in wheelchairs—how to adapt to their new physical limitations and be self-sufficient. Topics addressed include cooking in the kitchen, overall home mobility, dressing, home modifications, accessibility in the home and community, running errands, car transfers, public transportation, shopping, going out with friends, working out, and weight lifting to name a few.