Care recipient (cr) has difficulty sitting up in bed

Try: A detachable handle that attaches stably between the mattress and box springs or a standard bed rail can be attached to bed to allow the cr to pull him- herself onto his or her side an inexpensive option is to secure an upright chair to the bedframe to use as a makeshift handle be sure it is attached securely enough to support the cr pulling on it with most of his or her weight

Materials: Bed rail or detachable handle such as the duro-med helping handle chair

Categories: Safety

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

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