The Aqua Sensitive Wash Gloves are disposable washcloths designed for use by caregivers of individuals with severe physical disabilities or incontinence that have sensitive skin. These gloves are intended to eliminate the use for soap and water when bathing people with sensitive skin, such as infants. They are made of a polyester viscose blend that is pre-moistened with hypoallergenic, perfume-free washing lotion that dries quickly and does not require rinsing with water or drying. They also hav
The Aqua Sport-Outdoor Wash Gloves are disposable washcloths designed for use by caregivers of individuals with severe physical disabilities or incontinence. These gloves are intended to eliminate the use for soap and water when bathing people outdoors or immediately after taking part in sports. They are made of a polyester viscose blend that is pre-moistened with hypoallergenic washing lotion that dries quickly and does not require rinsing with water or drying. It also has a protective liner de
The Aqua Total Hygiene Wash Gloves are disposable washcloths designed for use by caregivers of individuals with severe physical disabilities or incontinence. These gloves are intended to eliminate the use for soap and water when bathing people. They are made of a polyester viscose blend that is pre-moistened with hypoallergenic washing lotion that dries quickly and does not require rinsing with water or drying. Other features include a protective liner designed to protect caregivers against bac
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To provide a means of independent bathing for people with arthritis, spinal cord injury, or neurological, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This artice, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up," describes how to make a bath mitt that secures to the user's hand with Velcro. Placing a bar of soap inside the mitt before fastening the Velcro enables the user to create a lather for bathing without having to grasp and manipulate a bar of soap and a washcl
Comfort Bath is a pack of disposable washcloths designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities who need to bathe in bed. Each cloth is saturated with a rinse-free cleansing and moisturizing formula that includes vitamin E and aloe. The pH is 3.5 to 4.5, close to the normal skin pH of.45 to 5.5. The cloths can be microwaved to provide a warm bath. These soft, durable washcloths are made with TENCEL fiber and are completely disposable. OPTIONS: Fragrance-fr
Disposable Washcloths, model 6142, are designed to replace cotton washcloths. They are absorbent, lint free and can be reused. Size: 11 x 13 inches.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY ---PURPOSE: To enable a person with limited or no hand strength to wring out a face or dish cloth. The article includes diagrams showing two versions of a mechanism to remove most of the water from a cloth without requiring finger or grip strength. In one version, a metal plate with a 90-degree bend is bolted to the edge of a kitchen or bathroom sink. A second plate with drain holes is connected to the lower edge of the first plate by a hinge. A handle is attached to the sec
The First Quality Prevail Adult Incontinence Washcloths, Model-WW-710 are designed for use by individuals who are incontinent or who cannot bathe in a tub or shower. The washcloth is made from spunlace fabric that is incredibly strong and soft. These washcloths are gentle on the skin and durable for effective cleaning while protecting the caregiver from tear through. The pop-up single hand dispensing and special lid design eliminates cross contamination of other wipes.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to allow independent washing of the feet to a person with limited reach or range of motion. Describes how to make a foot washer using a rubber or plastic bowl scraper or facsimile, lengthened with a strip of aluminum ( or facsimile) with a handle made of pieces of 3/8 by 1 by 4 inch wood; and a terry cloth bag with a drawstring that fits over the scraper. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap
The Maddawash Terry Wash Mitt is designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. This mitt is made of terrycloth with a small soap pocket designed to assist individuals in grasping a soap bar and to eliminate the need to bend over to pick up dropped soap. This mitt may be used for shower and bath use, or for washing dishes. The unit has elastic at the wrist and the top of the soap pocket to assure a snug fit. The mitt can be reversed for use with the other hand by turning the pocket
No-Rinse Bathing Wipes are disposable washcloths designed for use in bed baths. Each pack includes eight premoistened aloe and lanolin enriched cloths for one complete bath. The cloths provide cleansing, deodorizing, and moisturizing. Packs are microwaveable for a warm bath.
The PrimeTime Disposable Washcloths are designed for use by individuals who are incontinent or who cannot bathe in a tub or shower. These cloths are non-toxic and non-irritating and are treated with lanolin and aloe vera. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 8 x 14.5 inches.
Terrycloth shower mitten has a mesh pocket inside to hold the soap in the palm of the hand. velcro wrist closure. Right or left hand.
The Sponge Wash Mitt is designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. This soft, textured sponge mitt has a large opening for ease in application and a Velcro strap at the wrist with a D-ring for a secure fit. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 8 inches. The mitt fits wrist sizes from 2 to 4 inches.
The Terry Cloth Wash Mitts are designed for use by individuals with grasping and other upper extremity disabilities. Sewn from terry cloth, the mitts are available with or without a pocket to hold soap and secure around the wrist with a hook-and-loop closure D-ring strap. SIZES: Small, medium, or large. COLOR: The small mitt is yellow, the medium mitt is pink, and the large mitt is blue.
The Miracle Shop Exfoliating Mesh Soap Saver Pouch is a shower aid designed for individuals with arthritis or limited manual dexterity. The user can insert a bar of soap inside the mesh pouch and use it to wash and exfoliate him/herself without having to worry about letting the slick bar of soap slip out of his grasp. The stretchable mesh material will cover most soap sizes, and it has a drawstring cord with a spring loaded stopper to keep the bar of soap secured inside. The drawstring cord can
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Washcloth on an extended handle enable those with limited reach to wash feet or other areas of the body. Foot washer made of stiff wire bent into a 2 by 4 inch oval with the ends glued into a length of broom handle or crimped to a length of tubing, and a terry cloth bag made to fit over the loop and tie with a drawstring. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: Make it Cheap: Volume 3 REF: Middletown, O
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wash mitt with an adjustable fastener at wrist for person with no hand function to hold washcloth. A 10 by 14 inch piece of terry cloth is folded in half and sewn on two edges to form a bag. A D ring and twill tape or velcro can be attached to the wrist to tighten the bag around wrist. Attach a second ring or loop to the end to assist in removing the fastener. Includes photograph and drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: sewing. AUTHOR: Kernaleguen, A. TITLE: Clo
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Substitutes for a wash cloth for an individual with limited grasp. Suggests making a pattern for a wash mitt by drawing around the edge of the hand on a piece of paper. Sketch shows how much space allowance to leave, and the seam allowances to use. Recommends non-stretch terrycloth fabric. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: TITLE: Accent on Living. REF: Journal: Fall: p 125. 1980.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wash mitt with a pocket to hold soap and an adjustable fastener at wrist for person with no hand function to hold washcloth. A mitten with a thumb is cut from terry cloth with an extra piece added to the palm as a soap pocket. A strap is added around the wrist to hold the mitt on the hand. Includes photograph and drawing of patterns. SKILLS REQUIRED: sewing. AUTHOR: Kernaleguen, A. TITLE: Clothing Designs for the Handicapped. REF: Book: University of A