Care recipient (cr) had hip surgery and has trouble bathing comfortably and safely

Try: Install hand rails in the shower recess and bathroom to help cr be more stable on his feet install a shower chair and hand held hose for showering use along handled sponge for personal hygiene use a non-slip bath mat to prevent falls in the bathroom

Materials: Handrails shower chair long handled sponge non-slip bath mat

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

Information: n/a

References: how to care for someone at home after broken hip by 2011 available at www agedcarer com

Keywords: Hip broken hip hip surgery sitting standing bathing showering bathroom home safety

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

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