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Tips to Encourage Washing Hands

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Posted November 26, 2013

 

For clients that may not like to wash their hands after using the restroom: I have a client with late stages of Alzheimer's, and she never likes to wash her hands after using the restroom. She has a bad hand, and I have used washing her hands as a therapeutic exercise that she can do with soap and warm water to help her hand. She loves washing her hands now. To her it's more of an exercise that helps her hand feel better. Sometimes you have to be inventive.
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