Chapter 3: Help with mobility and movement

Moving someone from their back onto their side

Sometimes it felt like he was never comfortable. I constantly moved him from side to side, and adjusted pillows, and sat him up – whatever he wanted. And I became so distressed until he finally found a comfortable position.

Below are the steps for moving the person who is ill from their back to their side.

Before you begin, place a pillow under the person’s head and have pillows ready to place under their legs and arms, and behind their back. Click the arrows to read the steps.