Care recipient (cr) has trouble getting in and out of the bathtub

Try: If cr has trouble getting in and out of the bathtub do a sponge bath instead

Materials: Sponge gentle soap container for bath water bath towel moisturizing body lotion

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision

Information: Check local phone book or contact the meals on wheels organization at 703-548-5558 www mowaa org

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: Bathing trouble using bath tub sponge bath

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

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