Care recipient is uncomfortable when certain intimate procedures are performed by the caregiver (cg) who may also feel the same way

Try: Some intimate procedures may be uncomfortable for either you the cr or both of you for example giving a bath going to the toilet using a bedpan changing incontinence pads getting dressed or changing soiled sheets do not allow your uneasiness to show the cr may already be embarrassed by the situation take his or her feelings into consideration as you carry out your tasks be gentle helpful and kind do not joke around show anger or be harsh about the matter

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Categories: Personal, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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References: Adapted from the complete guide to home nursing by diana hastings rgn rcnt

Keywords: Bedpan intimate issues unease uncomfortable

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

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