Care recipient (cr) with an infectious disease or illness has chapped lips caregiver wants to treat the condition without re-exposing the cr to the infection

Try: #to help minimize risk of re-exposure to illness apply the lip balm to a cotton swab and then use the cotton swab to bring the balm to the lips #the cr or the caregiver can lightly pass the cotton swab over the lips discard the used cotton swab after it has touched the lip balm container just once #some crs may enjoy the scent or feeling of a flavored lip gloss which can also be put on with a cotton swab

Materials: Cotton swabs lip balm in a tube or pot flavored lip gloss optional

Categories: Medical Physical, Gender, Male, Female, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile

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

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