Good positioning: the importance of posture

Julie Swann
  • Nursing and Residential Care, September 2009, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/nrec.2009.11.9.43734

The importance of good posture and the long term effect of poor posture.

What is it about?

This article discusses the effects of bad posture, and offers advice on assisting resident to improve their posture and positioning.

Why is it important?

Care staff have a vital role to assist residents to regain and maintain good posture.


Mrs Julie I Swann

The way we sit, stand and walk has a long-term effect on our musculo-skeletal system.

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