Care recipient (cr) is very self conscious and gets embarrassed about his her hair loss

Try: Find a very soft pillowcase such as one made from silk or satin encourage cr to protect his her scalp from sunburn by wearing a scarf wig hat or sunscreen suggest that cr get a short haircut which will make the hair appear thicker and fuller suggest that cr avoid stiff hairbrushes brush rollers and hair treatments such as permanents or coloring encourage cr to only use mild shampoos

Materials: Soft pillowcase hat scarf wig hat or sunscreen mild shampoo

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from www care com helping seniors undergoing radiation therapy by staff writer no date

Keywords: Hair loss thinning hair baldness bald

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

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