Care recipient (cr) forgets to wipe him herself after using the bathroom and has other toileting issues as well

Try: If cr is mobile and is missing the toilet try getting a toilet seat in a color that is different from the floor color this may help him her see the toilet better if cr fails to remember to wipe himself or wash his hands try prompting him her to do it help him her to do it or do it for him her

Materials: Different color toilet seat

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Personal, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: Adapted from www caring com toileting advice when caring for someone with alzheimer’s by staff writer no date

Keywords: Toileting bathroom incontinence bladder urine urinary

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

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