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A quick wash
July 25 2022
Continence care is about more than just keeping the patient clean.
Key action points
Activities such as going to the toilet are often considered private and embarrassing
Cleaning a patient’s genital area requires tact and discretion
Just ‘doing it’ can be very frightening and invites a behavioural reaction
It’s all about the pad 2
He’s got a buzzer
Deliberate? I don’t think so
How not to ask a question
Improving the quality and humanity of hospital care for people living with dementia.