Every time you remove a wet or soiled incontinence product you should clean the area before putting on a clean product. Proper skin cleaning will benefit skin health but also reduce infections.
At Rely Medical Supply, we have a good selection of disposable washcloths to ensure proper cleaning.
Helpful hints for using disposable washcloths.
Do NOT flush disposable washcloths
Washcloths are not made like toilet tissue and DO NOT break down during flushing. If washcloths are flushed, they will not break down and serious plumbing problems may occur.
If you have questions about disposable washcloths or other 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. Call or shop online today, our helpful and compassionate product experts are trained to help you select the right products for your needs.
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In 2014, The Urology Foundation declared September Urology Awareness Month. Founded in 1995, the foundation helps others understand the importance of good urological health.
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: