Enabling residents to enjoy showering

Julie Swann
  • Nursing and Residential Care, November 2005, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/nrec.2005.7.11.20014

Making showering pleasurable.

What is it about?

Exploring the concept of showering and how to make it safe and pleasurable for residents and staff.

Why is it important?

Showers can be easier for residents to manage, providing inside seating is addressed.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Since writing this, over 12 years ago, I am pleased that more home are using wet-rooms or slightly ramped shower trays with shower chairs. I hope this model becomes the 'norm' for care homes.

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