The aging process in adults typically results in a physical decline. Aging adults can develop chronic conditions like arthritis or become they may become frail and have trouble managing self-care. It’s not uncommon that seniors can become agitated and resist help if the question is raised whether they need care with daily activities like bathing or dressing.
Trained and certified care assistants can help seniors maintain proper hygiene. They will keep the seniors on their usual bathing schedule and can ensure safety like placing a shower chair in the tub if necessary. Certified care assistants will check the temperature of the water to make sure it is comfortable for the seniors and stay close by in case immediate assistance is needed. In instances where the senior the aides will sponge bathe clients who have physical limitations. Having the aides nearby helps seniors feel more comfortable and secure about the process.
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