Care recipient (cr) only has use of one arm to bathe with and needs help learning to bathe independently

Try: Put soap in a soap dish or on a dry cloth and wipe the cloth over the soap use liquid soap dispenser or put shower gel in the bath water to rinse out wash cloth put cloth round tap and twist ends of cloth together pulling cloth tight or use a smaller cloth to wash with and then squeeze it out with one hand

Materials: Wash cloth soap dish soap dispenser shower gel

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

Information: n/a

References: occupational therapy and stroke second edition by judy edmans 2010 available at www onlinelibrary wiley com

Keywords: Bathing washing one handed tasks arm paralysis

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

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