C = Competent/ NYC = Not Yet Competent 1st 2nd3rd Pre-Procedure1 Follow Delegation Guidelines: TransferringPersons. See Safety Alerts: •Transferring Persons. •Mechanical Lifts. 2Ask a co-worker to help you. 3 Explain the procedure to the person. STAR_CHCCCS011_Student_Assessment_Workbook_2019_v2.0
53 4Collect: •Mechanical lift •Arm chair or wheelchair •Footwear •Bath blanket or cushion •Lap blanket 5 Practice hand hygiene. 6 Identify the person. Check the ID bracelet against the assignment sheet. Call the person by name. 7 Provide for Privacy. Procedure 8 Raise the bed for body mechanics. Bed rails are up if used. 9 Lower the head of the bed to a level appropriate for the person. It is as flat as possible. 10 Stand on one side of the bed. Your coworker stands on the other side. 11. Centre the sling under the person. To position the sling, turn the person from side toside as if making an occupied bed. Position the sling according to the manufacturer’s instructions. 12. Position the person in semi-Fowler’s position. 13. Place the chair at the head of the bed. It should be even with the headboard and about 1 foot away from the bed. Place a folded bath blanket or cushion in the chair. STAR_CHCCCS011_Student_Assessment_Workbook_2019_v2.0
54 14Lock the bed wheels. Lower the bed to its lowest position. 15 Raise the lift so you can position it over theperson. 16 Position the lift over the person 17 Lock the lift wheels in position. 18 Attach the sling to the swivel bar 19 Raise the head of the bed to a sitting position. 20 Cross the person’s arms over the chest. He or she can hold onto the straps or chains but not the swivel bar. 21 Raise the lift high enough until the person and sling are free of the bed 22 Have your co-worker support the person’s legs as you move the lift and person away from the bed 23 Position the lift so that the person’s back istoward the chair. 24 Position the chair so you can lower the person into it. 25 Lower the person into the chair. Guide the person into the chair 26 Lower the swivel bar to unhook the sling. Leave the sling under the person unless otherwise indicated. 27 Put footwear on the person. Position the person’s feet on wheelchair footplates. 28 Cover the person’s lap and legs with a lap blanket. Keep it off the floor and wheels. STAR_CHCCCS011_Student_Assessment_Workbook_2019_v2.0
55 29 Position the chair as the person prefers. Lock the wheelchair wheels or keep them unlocked according to the care plan. Post-Procedure 30 Place the signal light and other needed items within reach. 31 Unscreen the person. 32 Complete a safety check of the room. 33 Decontaminate your hands. 34 Report and record your observations. 35 Reverse the procedure to return the person to bed. Feedback: ▪Is this activity clear to you? ▪Do you need any assistance to undertake this activity?