Caregiving: Overview of Personal Care
Helping someone with personal care involves a lot of daily tasks. If it's been a while since you did day-to-day caregiving—or you've never done it—you might not know all the things you need to do and how to do them. This information gives an overview of the daily or weekly care a person needs.
Bladder and bowel care
Cleaning up and reducing germs
Helping at meal time
Moving someone in bed
Personal care and grooming
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Current as of: February 27, 2023
Author: Healthwise Staff
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Thomas M. Bailey MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Gayle E. Stauffer, RN - Registered Nurse
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