Ted stockings

  1. Explains procedure, speaking clearly, slowly, and directly, maintaining face-to-face contact whenever possible.
    Privacy is provided with curtain, screen, or door
  2. Client is in supine position(lying down in bed) while stocking is applied
    Turn stocking inside-out
  3. Places foot of stocking over toes, foot, and heel
    Pulls top of stocking over foot, heel, and leg
  4. Moves foot and leg gently and naturally, avoiding force and over extension of limb and joints
    Finishes procedure with no twists or wrinkles and heel of stocking (if present) is over heel and opening in toe area (if present) is either under or over toe area
  5. Signaling device is within reach and bed is in low position
    wash hands
Card Set
Ted stockings
Applies one knee-high elastic stocking skill