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Personal care can cover, but is not limited to:

  • Bathing and showering, including bed-baths

  • Applying lotions and creams as required

  • Dressing and getting ready for bed

  • Oral hygiene

  • Applying make-up, and hair care

  • Support with shaving

  • Foot care, especially if you are diabetic need to be extra vigilant with your feet

  • Helping you to the toilet, including using a commode or bed pan

  • Changing continence pads, along with cleaning intimate areas

  • Support moving position in bed, to stretch and prevent bed sores

  • Changing or maintaining a stoma or catheter bag, or other form of clinical intervention