Tips for Managing Incontinence
Persons with dementia generally become incontinent as the disease progresses. Some families do well managing this; others need help from an in-home worker or make the decision to move to special care assisted living. Here are some tips:
Set a regular schedule for toileting
Adapt the wardrobe for clothes that are easy to get on and off
Consider adding a night light to the bathroom or a contrasting color toilet seat so they can better see the toilet bowl.
Install grab bars or an elevated seat for safety.
Keep confidence and use sense of humor