Care recipient (cr) is drooling

Try: Make sure the cr has proper posture if at all possible sitting up straight can make drooling less of an issue if sitting in a recliner make sure the cr’s head and back are in a good position excessive drooling can cause dehydration make sure the cr gets plenty of fluids keep tissues close by and moisturize the area around the mouth frequently to avoid skin issues

Materials: Tissues moisturizer

Categories: Medical Physical, Some Supervision, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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Keywords: Drool salivate saliva posture physical functions

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

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