Sit to Stand: Maximum Assist
Jan Davis demonstrates methods used to help stroke survivors stand from a wheelchair with maximum assistance. Remember: gait belts, or safety belts should always be used when needed by the therapist, the patient or when required by the facility.
StrokeHelp: Teaching Independence - Sample Video 1
When patients have difficulty during ADLs, it’s important for therapists to determine impairments and underlying factors that contribute to the problem area. Observation skills are important in the analysis of key problem areas.
StrokeHelp: Functional Treatment Ideas & Strategies - Sample Video 1
With clinical reasoning the problem solving really begins! Identifying prognostic indicators, interpreting impairments and determining solutions to key problems identified are clearly presented and illustrated with patient videos.
StrokeHelp: Treatment Strategies in Acute Care - Sample Video 1
Jan Davis demonstrates, with another therapist, how to help a stroke survivor come from supine to sitting at the side of the bed.
StrokeHelp: Teaching Independence - Sample Video 2
Safety is key in standing with stroke survivors during functional tasks. Jan Davis shows specific handling skills and how to provide a safe environment. Safety belts are used as needed by the patient or required by the facility.
StrokeHelp: Functional Treatment Ideas & Strategies - Sample Video 2
Jan Davis skillfully demonstrates how to select and utilize enriched environments and the best therapeutic activities to improve function and encourage independence with stroke survivors.
StrokeHelp: Treatment Strategies in Acute Care - Sample Video 2
This video includes treatment strategies and important information that will help occupational therapists and physical therapists initiate safe and effective intervention in the acute care setting.