# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 1185424289

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Adjust side rails.


Adjusting the side rails of the bed involves
  • knowledge of the facilities rules regarding side rail use
  • the client’s/resident’s/patient’s level of mobility
  • the client’s/resident’s/patient’s orientation to time, place, and person

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the rules of your facility regarding the use of side rails?
  • How might a side rail be beneficial to the client/resident/patient?
  • How might a side rail cause a risk of falls to the client/resident/patient?
  • When is a side rail considered a restraint?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events


Nursing Assisting


Personal Care