Bedbound Teaching 2552

Sn educated caregiver on Hoyer Lift, when a patient is in a bed, roll them on their side toward you. Roll patient away from you onto their other side and pull sling flat and center it under patient. Position arm of hoyer lift over patient. Attach hooks and adjust links to provide proper position and flex. Before attempting to raise the patient, check to make sure that the hydraulic pressure release knob located near the pump handle is completely closed. Understanding was verbalized.