Rest & Sleep
NATCEP Day Twenty Nine
Objectives
• Discuss factors that influence the
resident’s rest and sleep
• Identify sleep pattern changes that
occur with...
Common Sleep Pattern
Changes
• May take longer to go to sleep
• May have irregular sleep patterns
• Less able to tolerate ...
Factors that Effect Rest and
Sleep
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Illness
Nutrition
Exercise
Environment
Drugs and other substances
Life...
Promote Rest and Sleep
• Take care of physical needs
– Thirst; Hunger; Bathroom; Pain

• Comfort
– Comfortable in bed; wri...
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Natcep day 29 part one

  1. 1. Rest & Sleep NATCEP Day Twenty Nine
  2. 2. Objectives • Discuss factors that influence the resident’s rest and sleep • Identify sleep pattern changes that occur with the elderly • Identify actions the NA may take to help the resident rest and sleep
  3. 3. Common Sleep Pattern Changes • May take longer to go to sleep • May have irregular sleep patterns • Less able to tolerate too little sleep – sleep deprivation • May need short naps during the day
  4. 4. Factors that Effect Rest and Sleep • • • • • • • • Illness Nutrition Exercise Environment Drugs and other substances Lifestyle changes Emotional problems Pain
  5. 5. Promote Rest and Sleep • Take care of physical needs – Thirst; Hunger; Bathroom; Pain • Comfort – Comfortable in bed; wrinkle-free linens; backrub; follow their routine • Environmental comfort – Temperature; ventilation; noise; lighting

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