Making a bed is a simple, but important part of providing effective resident care. Not only does it feel good, but it helps to avoid problems such as pressure ulcers and the spread of infection and provides a sense of well-being and safety. This program demonstrates the procedures for making both an occupied and unoccupied bed using flat sheets with hospital corners.
After watching this program viewers should be able to:
- Identify materials needed for making a bed
- Describe infection control precautions necessary when making a bed
- Demonstrate the process for safely making the occupied bed
- Demonstrate the process for making the unoccupied bed