Care recipient (cr) is incontinent particularly at nighttime

Try: #without letting the cr go to bed thirsty try limiting amount and kinds of fluids after dinner in particular caffeinated drinks and alcohol #maker sure cr visits the bathroom just before going to bed #encourage decreasing or eliminating caffeinated beverages switch to decaffeinated options for coffee tea or soda #consider the distance the cr must travel between bed and toilet at night incontinence pads or incontinence underwear may catch fluid leaks or a bedside commode may help a cr who is unable to quickly walk the distance if the need to urinate arises suddenly #use diet or fiber supplements to make sure the cr is having regular soft bowel movements gas bloating and pressure from constipation may sometimes contribute to pressure on the bladder causing some incontinence

Materials: Bedside commode fiber supplements incontinence pads or pull-ups

Categories: Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision

Information: n/a

References: n/a

Keywords: n/a

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.