Check the physician's orders.
(2) Visit the patient; introduce yourself and inform him of the procedure.
Offer him a bedpan, urinal, or use of bathroom.
(3) Check for the required personal toilet articles and clean linen available in
the unit. Clear the top of his bedside cabinet and place the cabinet and chair for
optimum workspace. Adjust the room temperature and provide privacy.
Prepare supplies and equipment. The following materials should be
Washbasin and water (110-115F).
Hygiene articles, such as lotion, powder, and deodorant.
Pajamas or gown.
Linen as necessary.
(e) Portable screen as necessary.
Laundry bag or hamper.
(g) Soap and soap dish.
(h) Bath towels (2).
Nail file and comb.
Wash your hands.
Place bath equipment on the cabinet. Place clean linen on the chair in
order of use.
(7) Loosen top covers at the foot of the bed. Fold and remove spread and
blanket. Leave top sheet for cover.