Care recipient (cr) is bedbound and needs to be turned and repositioned often

Try: Make sure pillows for repositioning are not too fat because it makes tucking difficult and the cr will not be able to keep his position if bed doesn’t have side rails line up backs of heavier chairs along the sides of the bed to prevent falls involve the cr in the process of turning and repositioning to make it more enjoyable for him and easier for the caregiver (cg)

Materials: Heavy chairs with backs

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

Information: n/a

References: turning and repositioning a bedbound person by head to toe care llc 2009 available at

Keywords: Bedbound bed turning repositioning pull sheet pillows

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

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