Essential Bedrest Skills

ISBN 13: 9780977215515

Essential Bedrest Skills

9780977215515: Essential Bedrest Skills
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Caring for someone on Bedrest is an intimate and challenging responsibility. It requires physical and emotional strength as well as important technical skills. Anyone who has spent days in bed know uncomfortable it can be. Daily activities that were taken for granted are no longer possible. A person's world becomes limited to one room and the interactions that take place there.

Qualified health care professionals demonstrate how to perform procedures in ways that safeguard both the care provider and the patient/client.

This 35 minute DVD will show you how to care for someone requiring bedrest. Topics covered on this informative DVD include:
* Proper posture and body mechanics
* Recognition and prevention of pressure ulcers
* Bedrest position
* Moving and positioning someone in bed
* Hoyer lift use
* Bedpan use
* Making an occupied bed;
* Elasticized stockings
* Active range of motion exercises

This DVD is Volume Number One in the 22-volume Medifecta Caregiver Series of DVDs that teach basic caregiving skills. Also available is a six volume set of communications series DVDs that teach caregivers how to communicate effectively and respectfully with those whom they are caring.

This award-winning Medifecta DVD is intended for both professional and family caregivers seeking to develop skills for quality, person-centered care. The DVD comes complete with learning support materials that make it an excellent supplement for inservice training. Learning support materials include: a glossary of terms, review and testing materials, an answer key and certificate. Total course time is 60 minutes including the DVD, support materials, review and testing.

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