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Gait belt

Summary Information: Gait belt

Gait belt: A gait belt is a fabric belt that fits around the waist of patients or individuals who require assistance while walking or transferring from one place to another (e.g. bed to wheelchair). The belt is intended to minimize impact to the caregiver and for safe patient transfer. The belt may have sewn-on handles for the caregiver to grasp.

Other Names For Gait belt

  • Transfer belt

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