Assisting with Range of Motion Exercises
Objectives: Describe the anatomy of joints. Explain how muscles help joints to move. Demonstrate how to perform active range of motion exercises for the older adult’s upper and lower body. Demonstrate how to perform passive range of motion exercises for older adults who are bedridden.
Description: This class will discuss how joints and muscles work together, and their role in mobility. Caregivers will learn how to safely perform active and passive range of motion exercises with an older adult.