Geriatrics & Gerontology
Patients who cannot perform self-care need assistance with bathing. Bathing is part of providing personal care to a resident, and involves assessment and planning for each resident's needs. This program discusses purposes of bathing and how to plan bathing interventions to best meet a resident's needs.
After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:
- list the purposes of bathing.
- discuss issues of bathing and resident rights.
- review signs to look for when assessing a resident.
- summarize how to bathe a resident.