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- by juniper111 Jan 31If a patient is unable to transfer out of bed to a chair on their own would you consider them bed bound?
- Jan 31 by RipeTomatoIf they can sit in the chair with assistance with transfers, then no, I wouldn't. But that's from my experience in critical care. Haven't started my hospice job yet.
- Jan 31 by Born_2BRNFor a patient to be considered as bed-bound category he or she can't be assist to the chair or out of the bed. They basically they are total care.
- Jan 31 by tewdlesUse the palliative performance score rather than a designation of bedbound. It provides a clearer picture of the functional status of the patient.