Hair care should be given regularly during illness, just as it would be
b. Purposes of Hair Care.
Hair care improves the morale of the patient.
It stimulates the circulation of the scalp.
c. Shampooing removes bacteria, microorganisms, oils, and dirt that cling to the
Nothing points out loss of independence quite as much as an inability to perform
personal hygiene unassisted. Your thoughtfulness and the professionalism you exhibit
when assisting a patient with hygiene needs will foster that patient's feelings of