Assisting Older Adults with Dementia with Bathing and Personal Care

Assisting Older Adults with Dementia with Bathing and Personal Care

Assisting Older Adults with Dementia with Bathing and Personal Care is a course designed to teach caregivers such as home health aides, personal care assistants, and certified nursing assistants effective and compassionate techniques for assisting patients with bathing and personal hygiene tasks. This course aims to reduce the stress and anxiety often associated with bathing for both the patient and the caregiver. By learning these essential skills, caregivers can provide a comfortable, safe, and enjoyable bathing experience for their patients while maintaining their dignity and independence.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 8
  • Number of tests: 3
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 283
What you will learn
  • Understanding common challenges and fears related to bathing
  • Effective communication strategies during bathing tasks
  • Techniques to create a comfortable and safe bathing environment
  • Adaptive equipment and modifications for various patient needs
  • Strategies for addressing resistance and agitation during bathing
  • Maintaining patient privacy and dignity throughout the bathing process

Lessons

    • Introduction to Bathing and Personal Hygiene for Older Adults with DementiaIntroduction to Bathing and Personal Hygiene for Older Adults with Dementia
    • 6 mins
    • The Importance of Personal Hygiene in Patient CareThe Importance of Personal Hygiene in Patient Care
    • 5 mins
    • Understanding Challenges and Fears in BathingUnderstanding Challenges and Fears in Bathing
    • 4 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Effective Communication during Bathing TasksEffective Communication during Bathing Tasks
    • 5 mins
    • Creating a Comfortable and Safe Bathing EnvironmentCreating a Comfortable and Safe Bathing Environment
    • 6 mins
    • Adaptive Equipment and Modifications for BathingAdaptive Equipment and Modifications for Bathing
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Addressing Resistance and Agitation during BathingAddressing Resistance and Agitation during Bathing
    • 7 mins
    • Maintaining Privacy and Dignity in BathingMaintaining Privacy and Dignity in Bathing
    • 6 mins
    • Exam- Assisting Older Adults with Dementia with Bathing and Personal Care Exam- Assisting Older Adults with Dementia with Bathing and Personal Care
    • 15 mins

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