Care recipient’s cr head limbs get caught in gaps in bed

Try: Use entrapment shields – rigid plastic device attached to a bed rail which block all openings along the side of the bed

Materials: Entrapment shields

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