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Friday, April 22, 2011

Care for your Elderly

If an elderly person in your care has developed bed sores there are a number of ways to aid in the healing process. First, you’ll want to help your patient change positions approximately every 15 minutes if they’re in a wheelchair, or every two hours if they’re confined to a bed. Support surfaces, like cushions and pads, should also be used to relieve pressure on an existing sore and protect vulnerable areas.

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