What is this article about?
There are many considerations to keep in mind when caring for a client who lives with impaired or limited mobility. Mobility is closely tied to our sense of independence, but also our social connectedness, activity and security. A person's wellbeing can be considerably compromised by a mobility restriction. Mobility impairment can range from limitations of stamina to total paralysis. Often, a lack of functional mobility can contribute to health issues such as falls, incontinence and malnutrition.