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Know-How in "Helping with Personal Care"

What do you need to do to help the PLWD get ready for their day or turn in for the night?

No Shower, thank you

Sometimes the hardest thing is assisting with personal care, especially showers or baths. What can you do when the person says NO. Are there different ways to approach taking a shower that might make it more appealing? Are there things that the person likes? warm towels? a favorite scent?…

Dumb Shoes

No one likes to be told they are doing something wrong. Think about what tone you are using and what you are saying. How would it make you feel if someone said the same thing to you. You may feel dumb or embarrassed. Steph changes her approach and has…