Can a pt in a W/C get a FIM 7 for toilet transfers?
YES - if they lock brakes, lift foot rests, remove arm rest & do a standing pivot or sliding board transfer I
Needs a grab bar, transfer board, special seat or prosthesis
TT FIM 6
Needs extra time, concern for safety - (but no touch)
TT FIM 6
Needs cueing, coaxing, or helping to set out equipemtne or manage brakes or foot rests
TT FIM 5
Needs incidental help like contact guard or steadying
TT FIM 4
Needs more than incidental help
TT FIM 3
Pt. does 25% of toilet transfer
TT FIM 2
Helper does all lifting, uses mechanical lift or assistance of 2 staff
TT FIM 1
What makes up a bed/chair/wc transfer?
beginning in supine, to chair or w/c then back into bed in supine
What constitutes a tub/shower transfer?
getting into and out of a tub or shower safely
What is a 0 FIM for tub/shower?
The pt does not transfer in room - staff rolls pt to shower