Care recipient (cr) is bedbound and needs to have his or her bed linens changed

Try: Assemble linens roll together a pull sheet bed pad or disposable paper pad discuss what is going on with cr before and during the process return bed to the flat position keep cr on his or her side by pulling up on pull sheet remove all positioning pillows loosen bottom of the soiled bed linen behind cr’s back roll soiled bed linens toward the center of the bed and tuck under the cr as far as possible under the pull sheet begin placing clean fitted sheet and tuck under the cr without touching the soiled linen place previously rolled together pull sheet and bedpad or disposable paper pad roll the soiled pull sheet and tuck under the cr allow cr to roll onto his or her back move to the opposite side of the bed remove all soiled bed linens find the leading edge of clean linen unroll and complete making bed position cr for comfort

Materials: Clean linens clean bed pad

Categories: Maintenance, Personal, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from the head to toe care llc intenet website www headtotoecare com making an occupied bed 2009

Keywords: Bedbound changing sheets linens bed making the bed occupied bed

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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