Care recipient’s cr needs help shaving his face

Try: #make sure the room is well-lit before beginning the procedure #soften the stubble for a few minutes by placing a warm damp towel over the cr’s face and chin #place an appropriate amount of shaving cream on the cr’s face #tightly stretch the skin to prevent knicks and cuts #shave the skin in a smooth downward motion #dip the razor in warm water and continue shaving until face is smooth #rinse the skin and pat dry with a towel apply aftershave if cr desires

Materials: Razor shaving cream towels warm water

Categories: Maintenance, Medical Physical, Personal, Male, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from the complete guide to home nursing by diana hastings rgn rcnt

Keywords: Cleaning cleanliness hygiene shaving

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

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