Female Care recipient (cr) is reluctant to take a bath and get dressed

Try: #make sure the bathroom and dressing area are warm and well lit #talk about showers and baths as if the day they occur is like a trip to the spa for some beauty therapy #talk up and describe the spa-at-home experience as a relaxing time to get pampered #put a special event at the end of the experience such as a special brunch or watching an old musical on dvd this will provide an incentive didn’t the cr always dress up to go to the movies or brunch #this may also trigger positive memories of special events the cr always dressed up for

Materials: Special outfit makeup nail polish jewelry

Categories: Personal, Gender, Female, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware, Long-Term Memory, Good L T Memory, So-So L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, Good S T Memory, So-So S T Memory

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

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