THIS GUIDE This guide is intended to shed some light on the mystery of seating and positioning in the LTC setting. The aim is to assist the LTC therapist obtain customized, optimal posture for each resident by: • Understanding universal wheelchair terminology • Identifying the abnormal postures created by poor wheelchair positioning. Positioning in a Wheelchair: A Guide for Professional Caregivers of the Disabled Adult (Positioning in a Wheelchair: A Gde/ Professional Caregivers) Paperback – January 24, by Jan K. Mayall Dip PT/OT (Author), Guylaine Desharnais BSc OTR (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all formats and editions/5(5).
Nov 21, · Positioning in a Wheelchair, A Guide for Professional Caregivers of the Disabled Adult is written by two occupational therapists who outline the importance of individualized assessments and Cited by: 1. This is a great book that thoroughly explains the basics of wheelchair positioning to building positioning aides to meet the needs of clients/residents. Provides the reader with a baseline of what to look for from someone's trunk, head, through toe; and where to go from there/5.