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MNA Mosby ’ s Long Term Care Assistant Chapter 19 Bedmaking.

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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 ulcers In 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 bed Resident is in the bed

4 Linens Hold linens away from your body Never shake linens Place clean linens on clean surfaces Never place linens on the floor Collect linens in the order of use Bottom sheet Draw sheet Top sheet Bedspread pillowcase

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 precautions Never shake linens Hold linens away from your body

7 Making Beds Never place linens on the floor Keep linens wrinkle free Cover plastic drawsheets with cotton drawsheets Make one side before completing on the other side Change wet linens immediately

8 Bedmaking Bottom sheet is tucked in at the top Top sheet is tucked in at the bottom Corners are called: Mitered Open end of pillow case is placed to face away from the door Elevate bed for proper body mechanics Lower bed for patient safety

9 Review All linens are changed QD in the LTCF True or False On the resident ’ s bath day

10 Review Shake linens in the air to remove crumbs and wrinkles True False

11 Review Wrinkled linens should be changed immediately True False

12 Review Hold linens _________________ your body. Away from

13 Review A person is out of the room most of the day. What type of bed should you make? ___________________________. closed

14 Review Beds are made ______________________. Every day

15 Review What goes on the bed first? Bottom sheet

16 Review Raised to your working height For good body mechanics the bed is _______________________________________

17 Review A plastic draw sheet must never Touch the residents body

18 Review A clean, neat, wrinkle free bed does all of the following except: A. Help prevent skin breakdown B.Help prevent pressure ulcers C.Increase the resident’s comfort D.Help prevent incontinence

19 Questions??


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