Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About Gait And Transfer Belts!

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Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About Gait And Transfer Belts!

Test Your Knowledge About Gait And Transfer Belts using the quiz below. This belt is used to assist people who cannot move on their own when it comes to moving from one point to another or in a wheelchair. Can you use this device safely as a caregiver? Take this test and see if you need a refresher before being dispatched.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your client may use a device such as a cane, walker or wheel chair to increase their safety when walking
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The wheel chair should be positioned at a 25 degree angle to the bed during a transfer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A transfer is when you move a person from one surface to another
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A front wheeled walker is perfect for a client who cannot lift a standard walker
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A can be used to help increase balance for a client who has trouble walking
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    You should always tell the client what you are going to do during a transfer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A gait belt should be applied directly against the person’s skin
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A gait belt can be used to assist a client during a transfer or while ambulating.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If your client starts to fall you should hold the person up and carry them to the nearest chair
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When a client falls it can be a sign of a serious problem and needs to be reported immediately
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False