It's important to properly care for your skin when you have incontinence. Most people assume that regular cleansing with soap and water will do the job. However, a better option for daily personal care are special non-drying cleansers formulated to better remove urine and stool.
A good hygiene routine that is specially designed for delicate skin can help prevent skin irritation and infection. In addition to physical benefits, a soothing incontinence care routine can help you or a loved one feel clean, comfortable, refreshed, and healthy while also supporting confidence, independence, and overall quality of life.
Here are a few products that your will find helpful for the daily cleansing routine for individuals dealing with incontinence:
If you have questions about personal care products, we are here to help you!
Call Rely Medical Supply today toll-free at 1-888-529-2308. Our phones are answered from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Standard Time. Our helpful and compassionate product experts are trained to help you select the right products for your personal needs.
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Incontinence leaves the aging population at risk for impaired skin integrity. Exposure to urine and feces is one of the most common causes of skin breakdown and makes the skin more susceptible to various injuries. It’s always better to prevent a problem than to treat one; so, focus on these key areas when helping a patient maintain healthy skin: