For an elderly or disabled individual, bed positioning is one of the most important steps provided by our certified nursing assistant. We understand that it can become increasingly difficult to adjust the bed for your loved one. However, the key to maintaining good health is continuing to move to improve blood flow. Our licensed caregivers can provide this service in a way that helps preserve the dignity and independence of your loved one, while improving their overall health and well being.
Why is Bed Positioning Important?
Bed positioning is a vital service and a nursing fundamental for an elderly or disabled individual because it keeps the skin healthy and will prevent bed sores. It can also be used to promote improve circulation, digestion, range of motion, and to prevent strain.
Moving another full-grown adult can be difficult, but our in-home caregivers are professionally trained to do so. Staying in the same position for a period of time can become extremely uncomfortable, our caregivers routinely help with adjusting bed position to ensure your loved one is always comfortable.
Common Conditions that Affect Positioning in Bed
- Pressure Ulcers
- Alzheimer’s Disease
Your loved one may also need our bed positioning services if they suffer from other, less common conditions that prevent them from moving their bodies on their own. Whether it is due to illness, injury, or they simply lack the strength to do so, we can help.
In Home Nursing Services
If your loved one is incapacitated and needs assistance moving, our bed positioning services are an essential part of in-home care. This is just one of the many services our in-home caregivers provide to Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino residents.
We have certified and licensed caregivers ready to provide safe, dignified care to your loved ones, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Our caregivers will come to know your loved one’s, and will treat them just as they would their own family. It is important for anyone to feel cared for and with one of our in home caregivers assisting them, your loved one will always know someone is there. To learn more about this and other in-home caregiver services we offer, contact us today.