New patient transfer poles now in service
For many patients, getting in and out of their inpatient bed can be a challenge and this is where some new equipment is coming in handy in our hospital. Several new transfer poles have just been added to Connell 10 for patients with mobility issues to use.
These poles attach to a permanent base installed on the floor and stand four and a half feet tall. Patients hold on to the poles when transferring from one surface to another, such as from the bed to a commode, or from the bed to a chair.