Positioning cushions in bed

Positioning cushions to lie comfortably, improve circulation and prevent decubitus ulcers – suitable for persons with extensive disabilities

User lies on back with legs on psoas cushion
User lies on back with legs on psoas cushion

Description
The user has various positioning cushions in bed at night:
– Psoas cushion when she lies on her back (Photo 1, 2)
– A long narrow wedge cushion (support cushion) to position her feet when she is on her back with the psoas cushion(photo 1, 2)
– Wedge cushion, under back when she lies on her side (photo 3)

Users comments
High position with psoas cushion increases circulation when she lies on her back. The wedge cushion helps her maintain a stable position when she lies on her side.

Purchased from
for example www.jarven.se/sv/health_care/ (last checked February 2017).

This tip is from 2008

Psoas cushion with support cushion for feet
Psoas cushion with support cushion for feet
Wedge cushion for back
Wedge cushion for back

Tipsare: Nina

Nina lives in an apartment. She is working part time. She was injured in 1996 and has a high tetraplegia (C4). She is a ventilator user. She has two personal assistants 24 hours a day.