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Caring for Bedridden Residents Online

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SP069-CCG

In this course we will analyze and discuss the important task of caring for bedridden residents. We will look at the definition of bedridden, the reasons and causes for a person to become bedridden, and important care issues to implement when caring for a bedridden resident. Numerous complications may result from a resident who is bedridden. We will address several of those, as well as prevention and treatment. This course will also highlight several care techniques that can be utilized to help improve the bedridden residents’ quality of life and overall experience in your Community.
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Help Improve the Bedridden Residents' Quality of Life
  • Prevention and Treatment
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This Training course is delivered 100% online through our Online Campus. In order to enroll you in a course we will need to collect your First Name, Last Name and Email Address.

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The course(s) you purchase will be available within 10 minutes of purchase and your login information will be sent to the email address you provide.
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This Training course is delivered 100% online through our Online Campus. If you are purchasing for others or your employees, please make sure to provide the First Name, Last Name, and Email Address of the person who you are purchasing for.

IMPORTANT: Access to the Online Campus is based on email addresses. If you are purchasing for multiple people, each person must have a unique email address to access the Online Campus. DO NOT USE THE SAME EMAIL ADDRESS FOR DIFFERENT INDIVIDUALS!

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Caring for Bedridden Residents Online Info:

Course Objectives

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Define the term bedridden and describe the reasons for a person to become bedridden.
  • Explain steps to prevent bedridden status from developing in existing residents.
  • Identify symptoms and treatment of skin breakdown, contractures, and urinary tract infection.
  • Recognize psychological issues that may result from a resident being bedridden.
  • Implement several care techniques to prevent complications and to ensure a high quality of life for each bedridden resident in our assisted living and residential care Community.


Course Outcomes

Hour One
  • I. Definition of A Bedridden Resident
  • a. Diagnosis of a bedridden resident
  • I. A resident who is unable to turn and reposition himself/herself
  • ii. A resident who is unable to transfer himself/herself
  • b. Reasons a person becomes bedridden
  • I. Strokes
  • ii. Debilitating Illness
  • iii. Accident/Injury
  • iv. Age-related physical decline
  • c. Reducing the risk of bedridden status among current residents
  • I. Maintaining Physical Health
  • ii. Encouraging Mobility
  • iii. Physical Therapy
  • II. Complications Associated with Bedridden Residents
  • a. Skin Breakdown and Pressure Ulcers
  • I. Causes of skin breakdown
  • ii. Signs/Symptoms
  • iii. Prevention
  • iv. Treatment
  • b. Contractures
  • c. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • d. Psychological Issues
  • I. Isolation
  • ii. Depression
  • III. Care Techniques
  • a. Physical Care
  • I. Repositioning the resident
  • ii. Encouraging comfort
  • iii. Encouraging mobility
  • b. Supportive Equipment and Devices
  • I. Hospital Bed
  • ii. Supportive Mattress
  • iii. Foam Wedges
  • iv. Splints or Booties
  • v. Always check with your state regulations
  • c. Nutrition
  • I. Maintain adequate amounts of proteins, carbohydrates, and small amounts of fats.
  • ii. Provide snacks
  • iii. Maintain proper fluid intake as well
  • d. Hygiene
  • I. Frequent bathing or cleansing of the body
  • ii. Proper oral care
  • iii. Frequent changing of briefs
  • iv. Fingernail and toenail trimming
  • e. Psychological Support
  • IV. Summary


Instructor: Josh Allen, RN

Josh Allen is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in senior living. As the Director of InTouch at Home, Josh oversees all aspects of business development, care, services, and operations for the organization. As a part of the SRG Senior Living family of companies, InTouch at Home delivers personalized care and services to clients living in senior living communities as well as private residences across three states.

Josh also serves on the board of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association, and represents AALNA on the boards of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living and Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations. Josh has previously served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group, a leading training solutions provider.

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