Care recipient (cr) is at risk for falling out of bed or is unstable when getting out of bed without assistance

Try: Place one or more pool noodles underneath the edge of the bottom fitted sheet on the side the cr uses to get out of bed the elastic from the fitted sheet should hold the pool noodles in place this creates a little bumper that may help remind cr not to get out of bed or that he or she is getting too close to the edge of the bed you may need to stack more than one noodle and can use the rubber bands to hold them together

Materials: swimming pool noodles the kind that children use when swimming rubber bands

Categories: Medical Physical, Personal, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision

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Keywords: Fall risk nighttime safety dizzy light headed

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

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