Many home carers struggle with changing a nappy / diaper, or cleaning someone who is unable to get out of bed alone. This is also a good method for someone who is able to move around, but struggles with cleaning themselves, or finds toilets/showers a challenge. The same methods and techniques can be used for bedbathing. When doing this alone, using a sheet to help return the … [Read more...] about How to change an adult nappy or diaper on a bed.
I see this all the time from new caregivers. Cleanliness becomes a big issue with all of us at some point in the caring journey, but we have options. It's also important to realise that they cannot help it. It's an issue that comes hand in hand at some point with dementia as an illness. It's up to us as family and caregivers, to ensure our loved ones are taken care of … [Read more...] about Lack of Hygiene with Dementia