Title

Bathing persons with dementia

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

10-1-1995

NLM Title Abbreviation

Gerontologist

Journal/Book/Conference Title

The Gerontologist

PubMed ID

8543225

Abstract

In the care of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, bathing frequently poses a formidable challenge for caregivers. This article reports the results of a consensus conference on techniques to reduce disruptive behaviors during bathing, and to make the process less stressful for persons with dementia.

Keywords

Baths/methods, Caregivers, Dementia/nursing, Guidelines as Topic, Humans, Hygiene

Published Article/Book Citation

The Gerontologist, 35:5 (1995) pp.672-678.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/348