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Won't get out of the bath

Anna40Anna

Registered User
May 13, 2015
5
Hi there,
My Dad has fronto-temporal dementia, diagnosed a year ago, he's still mobile but deteriorating quickly. This evening he refused to get out of the bath (didn't or couldn't respond) . He has a carer for an hour each evening and this is the first time there's been a problem getting out. In the end, after quite a while Mum and the carer gave him a trickle of cold water to encourage him out. He's less responsive to what we say now, and if his brain isn't processing instructions, what should they try when this happens again? I feel this could be the start of him losing mobility and it would be helpful to know how others have handled this. Thanks.
 

Bill Owen

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Feb 17, 2014
182
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Chaie seat for the bath

hi there,
my dad has fronto-temporal dementia, diagnosed a year ago, he's still mobile but deteriorating quickly. This evening he refused to get out of the bath (didn't or couldn't respond) . He has a carer for an hour each evening and this is the first time there's been a problem getting out. In the end, after quite a while mum and the carer gave him a trickle of cold water to encourage him out. He's less responsive to what we say now, and if his brain isn't processing instructions, what should they try when this happens again? I feel this could be the start of him losing mobility and it would be helpful to know how others have handled this. Thanks.
ask the s/worker for a chair bath. That fits into the bath gos up and down . This will make him come up then you beable to lift him out
 

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