Presentation on theme: "MNA Mosby’s Long Term Care Assistant Chapter 19 Bedmaking"— Presentation transcript:
1 MNA Mosby’s Long Term Care Assistant Chapter 19 Bedmaking
2 Bedmaking Clean, neat, wrinkle free bed: Increases comfort Prevents skin breakdown and decubitus ulcersIn the LTCF linens are completely changed on the resident's shower or bath day.
3 Types of Beds: Closed bed Open bed Occupied bed Resident is up Resident is ready to get back in bedResident is in the bed
4 Linens Bottom sheet Draw sheet Top sheet Bedspread pillowcase Hold linens away from your bodyNever shake linensPlace clean linens on clean surfacesNever place linens on the floorCollect linens in the order of use
5 Removing Dirty Linens Roll all linen together away from you. Place in linen hamper
6 Making Beds Use good body mechanics Practice medical asepsis Practice standard precautionsNever shake linensHold linens away from your body
7 Making Beds Never place linens on the floor Keep linens wrinkle free Cover plastic drawsheets with cotton drawsheetsMake one side before completing on the other sideChange wet linens immediately
8 Bedmaking Elevate bed for proper body mechanics Bottom sheet is tucked in at the topTop sheet is tucked in at the bottomCorners are called: MiteredOpen end of pillow case is placed to face away from the doorElevate bed for proper body mechanicsLower bed for patient safety
9 True or False Review All linens are changed QD in the LTCF On the resident’s bath day
10 ReviewShake linens in the air to remove crumbs and wrinklesTrue False
11 ReviewWrinkled linens should be changed immediatelyTrue False
12 ReviewAway fromHold linens _________________ your body.
13 ReviewA person is out of the room most of the day. What type of bed should you make?___________________________.closed
14 ReviewBeds are made______________________.Every day
15 What goes on the bed first? ReviewWhat goes on the bed first?Bottom sheet
16 For good body mechanics the bed is ReviewFor good body mechanics the bed is_______________________________________Raised to your working height
17 ReviewA plastic draw sheet must neverTouch the residents body
18 ReviewA clean, neat, wrinkle free bed does all of the following except:A. Help prevent skin breakdownHelp prevent pressure ulcersIncrease the resident’s comfortHelp prevent incontinence
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