Bedbound Care recipient (cr) is complaining that his or her back butt and hips feel sore due to the pressure

Try: Change the cr’s position frequently to relieve pressure on the back buttocks and hips if possible try raising the head of the bed to assist the cr at meal times when taking medications or with breathing if cr has good upper body strength try using a bed trapeze so that he or she can use upper arm strength to help you with repositioning

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Categories: Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile

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References: Adapted from the www docstoc com internet website best practice caring for the bed bound client 2009

Keywords: Bedbound pressure sores repositioning

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

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