Care recipient (cr) is bed bound and care giver cg needs to prevent cr from getting bed sores

Try: Try putting a foam pad under an area like a heel or elbow to raise it off the bed and reduce pressure

Materials: Foam pad

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

Information: n/a

References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Bed sores pressure ulcers bed bound skin care end of life care

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

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