Care recipient (cr) has problems caring for his her feet

Try: Soak cr cr’s feet in warm water; wash the feet with a mild soap; and check for cuts corns and calluses put lotion on the feet so that the skin doesn’t become dry and cracked cut or file toenails

Materials: Mild soap foot moisturizing lotion toenail clippers nail file

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision

Information: May have to be repeated more than once to different staff members tell er staff that cr has cognitive problems explain how best to talk with cr if cr must stay overnight in the hospital try to have a friend or family member stay with him her

References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Foot feet toenails foot care bad feet

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

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