Slide Sheets


  • 2 person job
  • Fold slide sheet in half
  • Roll slide sheet up at one side of the folded sheet, not at the ‘open’ or ‘folded’ ends. Open end towards the top end of the bed
  • Roll resident into side lying and place rolled edge of sheet along residents back and tuck in
  • Roll resident back onto slide sheet at the same time unroll so sheet is flat. Resident has legs bent, feet flat on bed.
  • Each staff member grips top slide sheet in hand and while maintaining good posture, shifts weight through legs so that top sheet moves toward bed head


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