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Using the Bathroom

Toileting Tips for Caregivers

If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, it is important to know that loss of control over their bladder and bowels can set in during the later stages of the disease. Setting up routines around using the toilet and being able to identify signs that your loved one “needs to go” are a couple of simple ways you can help minimize accidents. Read more…

Helpful Tools – Toileting and Incontinence

Is your loved one’s bathroom accessible? There are three main factors that may be impacting your loved one’s ability to use the toilet easily and comfortably: height of toilet, arm bars, and ability to reach/grab. These tools, along with some of these useful products can address protection and can make using the toilet more feasible. Watch the video.