Doris needs full assistance for care and transfers
Doris is sitting upright in a profiling bed yet the functions of the bed – the elevated back rest and pillows – are fully supporting her upper body. Doris is unable to bear weight or contribute to her own mobility. However, she may have some ability to hold small items and could perhaps participate in feeding herself or holding a washcloth. Any furniture and/or equipment used must accommodate Doris’ body shape and comfort.
- Dependent on caregiver in most situations
- Her dark orange pillow indicates that she presents a medium to high risk of static and dynamic physical overload for caregivers who are not using the correct equipment
- Stimulation of functional mobility is very important