Care recipient (cr) with vision impairment misses the toilet bowl sometimes because of difficulty distinguishing the bowl from the surrounding environment

Try: Bring the inside edge of the toilet bowl into greater contrast with the environment by outlining it with brightly colored duct tape depending on the cr’s residual eyesight it may be helpful to apply dabs of glow-in-the-dark paint at intervals around the bowl or a thin strip of glow-in-the-dark tape on top of the wider duct tape keep in mind that tape may need to be removed and replaced as it loses stickiness

Materials: Brightly colored duct tape glow-in-the-dark paint or tape

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Personal, Gender, Male, Female, Mobility, Mobile, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision, Cognitive Awareness, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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