What would you consider a bedfast patient?

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    Would you consider a patient that cannot transfer out of bed on their own to be bedfast? For example if they required assistance transferring to a chair.

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    I'd they can get in a chair I consider them chair fast. If they can walk to the bathroom but only with assistance, they are an assist. Etc.

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    If patient could bear wait and pivot with transfer they are chair fast. If they need complete assistance to transfer, they are bed bound
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    Per OASIS guidelines, if a patient can tolerate being up in a chair, even if they must be transferred via hoyer lift, they are chairfast.


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