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c. Procedure.
(1)  Determine if activity is allowed. Consult with registered nurse (RN) in
charge and check physician's orders.
(2)  Make certain tub or shower appliance is clean. Check local standard
operating procedure (SOP). Place nonskid mat on tub or shower floor and disposable
mat outside of tub or shower.
(3)
Gather all items necessary for bathing:
(a) Towel.
(b) Washcloth.
(c)
Soap.
(d) Deodorant.
(e) Lotion.
(f)
Clean gown.
(4)
Assist patient to tub or shower. Be certain patient wears robe and
slippers.
(5)  Instruct patient on how to use call signal and place "in use" sign on tub
or shower door if private bath is not being used.
(6)  If tub is used, fill with warm water (109F (43C). Have patient test water;
adjust temperature if needed. Instruct patient on use of faucets--which is hot and which
is cold. If shower is used, turn water on and adjust temperature.
(7)  Caution patient to use safety bars. Discourage the use of bath oil in
water. Check on patient every 5 minutes. Do not allow the patient to remain in tub
more than 20 minutes.
(8)
Return to room when patient signals. Knock before entering.
(9)  Assist patient out of tub and with drying. If patient complains of
weakness, vertigo, or syncope, drain tub before patient gets out and place towel over
patient's shoulder.
(10) Assist patient into clean gown, robe, and slippers. Accompany to room
and position for comfort in either chair or bed.
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