00091 Impaired bed mobility

00091 Impaired bed mobility

Definition of the NANDA label

Limitation of independent movement to change position in bed.

Limitation of independent movement from one bed position to another.

Defining characteristics

• Impaired ability to:
– Go from right lateral decubitus to left lateral decubitus and vice versa.
– Go from the supine position to sitting with the legs hanging or vice versa.
– “Slide” or change position in bed.
– Go from supine to prone position or vice versa.
– Get up in bed from the supine position and vice versa.

Related Factors

•Skeletal muscle injuries.
• decreased strength.

Associated condition

• Alteration in cognitive functioning
• Musculoskeletal impairment
• Neuromuscular impairment
• Pharmaceutical agent


• Consequences of immobility: physiological.
• Muscle function
• Joint movement: active.
• Level of mobility.


• Postural changes.
• Caring for the bedridden patient.
• Promotion of exercise: extension training.
• Exercise therapy: joint mobility.

This diagnosis will retire from the NANDA-I Taxonomy in the 2021-2023 edition unless strongly differentiated from Impaired physical mobility (00085).