Getting In and Out of bed

 

Getting Out of Bed

Getting Into Bed

 

Getting Out of Bed

  • Move your body close to the edge of the bed, with your good side leading
    getting out of bed
  • Bring your good leg over the side of the bed first
    getting out of bed
  • With the help of the strap, assist your operated leg out of bed next
    getting out of bed
  • Keep your operated leg out further than your good leg for comfort
    getting out of bed

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Getting into bed

  • To get into bed, put the strap around the foot of your operated leg
    getting into bed
  • With the strap, assist your operated leg into bed first
    getting into bed
  • Follow with your good leg
    getting into bed

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Last Updated July 28, 2009 | © 2007, LHSC, London Ontario Canada