Care recipient (cr) has a movement disorder and falls out of bed because he she has trouble controlling the force of his her movements

Try: Avoid high bed frames choose a low padded bed frame or place the mattress on the floor move bedroom tables and lamps away from the bed side rails on the bed may help or may be a dangerous obstacle if you install a rail cover it with at least two inches of foam padding keep bedding lightweight and loose

Materials: Two inches of foam padding

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance

Information: n/a

References: a caregiver’s guide to huntington’s disease by huntington’s disease society of america 2011 available at www hdsa org

Keywords: Falls out of bed bed bedroom falls falling trouble sensing edge of mattress gross motor coordination movement disorder trouble controlling movement

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

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