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The transfer board is used as a bridge to transfer a patient from one area to another e.g., chair to another.

The patient using the transfer board needs to have upper body strength and mental capacity. Make sue that the safe working load is checked on the board before using.

Make sure that both surfaces are of equal level to one another and of a similar size, when the patient is moving be sure they don’t place there fingers under the edge of the board as this could cause further injury.