Care recipient (cr) has trouble closing fingers and palm tightly enough to hold onto washcloth while bathing

Try: #replace washcloths with terrycloth mitts and nylon net balls both are sold with bath products and health and beauty products #the cr or a helper can slip the cr cr’s hand into a mitt or through the loop of a nylon ball and squirt soap or shower gel into it #the mitt can be used anywhere a washcloth can be used nylon balls are not designed for comfortable use however on delicate areas

Materials: Terrycloth mitt nylon net balls with string loop handles liquid soap or shower gel

Categories: Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision

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

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