In the last issue of Caregiver Solutions, I wrote about maintaining independence and safety in the bathroom during bathing (please visit www.caregiversolutions.ca to read part one). In this issue, I take a look at personal grooming and toileting.
Personal grooming includes activities such as combing your hair, shaving and brushing your teeth. Painful joints in your hands or difficulties moving your arms or fingers can make these activities difficult. Fortunately, a number of devices are available to make these daily activities easier. Continue reading