Quote from DoGoodThenGo
Am really going to show my age here, does anyone remember rubber bed sheets? You could put them under a patient before doing a bed bath to prevent getting the bed/linen soaked. When finished you removed them (along with the soiled linen) when making the "occupied" bed.
There was also a way of folding them to use for washing patient's hair whilst they were in bed, you folded the thing in such a way water drained off the side of the bed and into a container.
They should bring those back, I'd use them on my patients!