One additional suggestion to add to tweva’s list for the bedridden are genuine sheep skins for a person to lie on; I’ve heard they help reduce the occurrence of bed sores. They would have to be cleaned of any unsanitary wastes, so a number of them would be needed.
Bugs Bunny: "I speak softly, but I carry a big stick."
Yosemite Sam: "Oh yeah? Well I speak LOUD! and I carry a BIGGER stick! and I use it, too!" BAM!