Care recipient (cr) is bedbound and needs his or her incontinence briefs changed

Try: Turn the cr on his or her side tuck the visible portion of the brief under the cr wash up area exposed tuck a folded half of a new brief next to the old one and lay out the other half under the cr turn cr back onto the other side pull the old brief out along with the new one and wash the area exposed and then secure the new brief in place pay attention to cr’s skin look for irritated or red areas these areas should be cleansed patted dry not rubbed with a soft towel apply a moisture barrier with lotion

Materials: Incontinence briefs soft towel mild soap and warm water moisturizing lotion

Categories: Sage, Topic, Maintenance, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from the intenet website www docstoc com – compassionate community care – best practice caring for the bed bound client 2009

Keywords: Bedbound incontinence skin care

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

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