Care recipient’s cr head limbs fall in gaps between mattress and bed rails

Try: Use rail bumper wedges – elongated pads that address openings between the mattress and bed rail and cover the openings in bed rails

Materials: Rail bumper wedges

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

Information: n/a

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

Keywords: Hospital bed mattress bed gaps in bed bed rails

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

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