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Unoccupied Bed

Bed Making - Unoccupied/Closed

Step 1 Knock before entering the room. Identify and greet resident. Explain procedure. Perform hand hygiene. Provide for privacy. Ask for consent.
Step 2 * Raise bed to best level for good body mechanics.
Step 3 Remove linens from bed, rolling linen away from you so that the surface that touched the resident is inside the roll.
Step 4 Place the bottom sheet on the mattress. Face hem stitching downward
Step 5 Tuck the corner of the fitted sheet over the head and the foot of the mattress. Make sure the sheet is tight and smooth. Tuck the sheet under the mattress from the head to the foot.
Step 6 Place the draw sheet on the middle of the mattress.
Step 7 Open the draw sheet and fanfold to the other side of the bed.
Step 8 Tuck draw sheet and go to other side of the bed.
Step 9 Pull the bottom sheet tightly to smooth out wrinkles. Tuck corner of the fitted sheet over the head and the foot of the mattress. Tuck the sheet under the mattress from the head to the foot.
Step 10 Pull the draw sheet tightly and tuck in the sheet.
Step 11 Place the top sheet on the bed. Unfold it lengthwise. Place the center crease in the middle. Place the sheet evenly with the top of the mattress. Open the sheet and fanfold the extra toward the other side. Face hem stitching outward.
Step 12 Place the bedspread on the bed with the upper hem even with the top of the mattress. Open and fanfold extra to the other side.
Step 13 Make sure the bedspread facing the door is even and covers all the top linens.
Step 14 Tuck in the linens together at the foot of the bed. Make a mitered corner.
Step 15 Go to other side of bed. Straighten all top linen, tucking in top linens. Make a mitered corner.
Step 16 Put pillowcase on pillow and place on bed with open end away from the door.
Step 17 * Lower bed. Attach signal light within resident’s reach. Put dirty linen in the hamper.
Step 18 Perform hand hygiene and report & record observations.
Created by: na3
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