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Lifts & Transfers

Lifts and Transfers training is a hands on practical session that provides guidance on how to properly lift and transfer supported individuals. The session is interactive with time to ask questions and examine any specific issues that support workers may be facing. Key items covered in the training include:

  • Lifts and transfers in and out of a vehicle
  • Lifts and transfers in a confined space
  • Lifts and transfers using a transfer disc and other equipment
  • Lifts in and out of a bathtub
  • Lifts in and out of a wheelchair/bed
  • Folding and transporting a wheelchair
  • Lifting an occupied wheelchair up and down a curb
  • Lifts from wheelchair to regular chair and transfers using a disc
  • Lifts from floor to standing position
  • Total lifts for individuals who can do no weight bearing
  • One and two person lifts

Trainer: Becky Klokloff

You can view a complete list of training dates on our events calendar.

To register, please call 519-741-0190 ext. 0 or email reception@eafwr.on.ca