Bathing and showering are difficult when weakness affects ability to stand

Try: #hook up the handheld shower according to directions #place the bench or seat securely in the tub or shower #practice using the bench or seat to shower by doing a dry run this will allow for bench or chair height adjustments and identification of potential problems before the first shower or bath #having a friend or caregiver watch the dry run may be useful having a helper in the house the first time you bathe with a bench is a good idea in case of unexpected trouble

Materials: Tub and shower bench or seat handheld showerhead

Categories: Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Mobile, Independence, No Supervision, Fully Aware

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

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