NATCEP Day Sixteen
Objectives
 Discuss factors that affect a resident’s hygiene needs and practices
 Identify the purposes of bathing
 Ide...
Factors that Affect Hygiene
 Frequent bathing with soap & water harsh for older
skin
 Fever/illness may change frequenc...
Why bathing?
 Cleans the skin
 Eliminates odors
 Refreshing and relaxing
 Stimulates circulation
 Body parts exercis...
General Guidelines
 Follow plan of care
 Collect needed items
 Privacy!
 Rinse off soap well – can dry the skin
 Pat...
Promote Comfort
 Make a mitt of washcloth
 Keep water comfortably warm and clean
 Wash and dry one body part at a time
...
Perineal Care
 Perineum/Perineal Area: genital and anal areas
 Provided during bath or as needed
 Provided following in...
Tub or Whirlpool Baths
Tub or Whirlpool Baths
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Check water temperature
Follow agency policy for transfers in and out
Never leave resi...
Showers
Showers
 Check water temperature
 Never leave resident unattended
 Assist as needed
 If the resident can stand, have h...
Bag Baths
 Commercially prepared “bath in a bag”
 Contains 8-10 pre-moistened wash cloths
 No rinsing required
 Warm w...
Natcep day 16
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Natcep day 16

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. NATCEP Day Sixteen
  • 2. Objectives  Discuss factors that affect a resident’s hygiene needs and practices  Identify the purposes of bathing  Identify general guidelines to follow when bathing the resident including measures for privacy and safety  SKILL: Partial Bed Bath  SKILL: Complete Bed Bath  Identify actions that promote comfort for the resident while being bathed  SKILL: Backrub  Discuss factors related to perineal care  SKILL: Perineal Care for the Female  SKILL: Perineal Care for the Male  Discuss how tub and whirlpool bathes are given  Discuss how shower baths are given  Discuss how bag baths are given
  • 3. Factors that Affect Hygiene  Frequent bathing with soap & water harsh for older skin  Fever/illness may change frequency  Preferences based on past practices  Allow flexibility while maintaining cleanliness
  • 4. Why bathing?  Cleans the skin  Eliminates odors  Refreshing and relaxing  Stimulates circulation  Body parts exercised
  • 5. General Guidelines  Follow plan of care  Collect needed items  Privacy!  Rinse off soap well – can dry the skin  Pat skin dry  Examine skin  Limit use of powder and bath oils  Avoid chilling the resident
  • 6. Promote Comfort  Make a mitt of washcloth  Keep water comfortably warm and clean  Wash and dry one body part at a time  Give a backrub and massage bony prominences with warmed lotion
  • 7. Perineal Care  Perineum/Perineal Area: genital and anal areas  Provided during bath or as needed  Provided following incontinence of urine or feces  Use terms the resident understands and that are in good taste professionally  Work from clean to dirty using clean area of washcloth with each stroke
  • 8. Tub or Whirlpool Baths
  • 9. Tub or Whirlpool Baths       Check water temperature Follow agency policy for transfers in and out Never leave resident unattended Assist as needed Encourage range of motion Action of water cleanses, and helps prevent and heal wounds  Dry carefully  Pay close attention to unexposed skin  Resident may feel faint or dizzy
  • 10. Showers
  • 11. Showers  Check water temperature  Never leave resident unattended  Assist as needed  If the resident can stand, have him/her grab bars for support  Use bath mat or shower chair as needed  Dry carefully before moving out of shower  Pay close attention to unexposed skin
  • 12. Bag Baths  Commercially prepared “bath in a bag”  Contains 8-10 pre-moistened wash cloths  No rinsing required  Warm washcloths according to manufacturer’s instructions  Use new washcloth for each body part  No towels required – air dry

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