Care recipient (cr) is stressed about bathing

Try: Be gentle and respectful tell the cr what you are going to do step-by-step before you do it for example i am going to wash your back now make sure the water temperature in the bath or shower is comfortable to cr

Materials: n/a

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Personal, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware, Long-Term Memory

Information: Check local phone book or contact the meals on wheels organization at 703-548-5558 www mowaa org

References: Adapted from the national institute on aging internet website www nia nih gov caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide 2011

Keywords: Challenging behavior refuses to bathe bathing stressed about bathing anxiety about bathing shower showering

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

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