FAST FACTS: Non-Drug Treatment: Positioning
Positioning means assisting your family member to change to or stay in a comfortable position
Benefits of Positioning:
Guidelines for Positioning and Stretching:
What Else You Should Do:
1. Adapted from: Fouladbakhsh, J.M., et al., Nondrug therapies for pain management among rural older adults. Pain Manag Nurs, 2011. 12(2): p. 70-81. 2. The Nursing Home Pain Management Algorithm Clinical Trial, R01 NR009100, 7/1/05 – 4/30/10; Mary Ersek (PI) Used with permission of Mary Ersek and HPNA (2009).
Revised January 2022