Care recipient (cr) is bed bound and has a poor sense of touch and often can’t feel where his limbs are in the bed

Try: Use perimeter reminders or border definers such as body pillow cushions or mattresses with lipped raised edges

Materials: Body pillow cushions mattresses with lipped raised edges

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile, Touch, So-So Touch, Poor Touch

Information: n/a

References: a guide for modifying bed systems and using accessories to reduce the risk of entrapment by u s fod and drug administration 2006 available at www fda gov

Keywords: Touch mattress bed bound

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

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