When your family member is on bedrest, youwill be performing tasks commonly done by nurses. Nurses receivetraining so that they are competent to carry out their work safely.
Youneed training to perform care skills, too. Without it, there is a muchgreater risk of injuring your family member or yourself.
Learn everything you need to know about common bedrest positions,moving and positioning a person in bed, making an occupied bed, theimportance of proper posture and body mechanics, bedpan use, activerange of motion exercises, using a Hoyer lift and recognition andprevention of pressure ulcers.