PROCEDURES RELATED TO HYGENIC CARE
Would you like to remain without a bath on any given day? Do you remain without a bath when you are sick.? No one normally, would like to miss that daily, routine procedure. Similarly, this is also a routine for a child. The type of bath varies to meet the needs of each child. You will give complete bath to an ill child, assist with a self-help bath for a convalescent child.
i) To cleanse the skin, to remove odour and perspiration.
ii) To promote comfort and cleanliness.
iii) To stimulate circulation systematically and locally.
iv) To promote muscle tone by active and passive exercise.
v) To promote elimination from skin.
vi) To permit careful observation of the child.