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SAMs has larger than usual wipes. Just a note on flushing. Even though the package says flushable on some, they are very harmful to our sewer systems. Best to throw all of them in the garbage.
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Adult cleansing wipes from CVS, I have them on order for my mother every 5 months. The price is good when you order in bulk. Great for those that want to take sponge baths and cannot manage to get into a shower. Never had an odor issue with her and she is clean.
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We used assurance Walmart brand adult wipes $6 for 90 wipes
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If anyone has an elderly cat who has gained too much weight to wash him/herself, the baby wipes work quite well on them. In fact, the one cat I use them on, the only time she will come into my bathroom is when she wants me to use the wipes on her. I use the natural Huggies wipes and also the Cottonelle brand.
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I bought Amazons brand of Sensitive Baby wipes for my 88 year old Mom. She was recovering from C-Dif so you can imagine how many wipes we went through. I also used the barrier cream on her so she wouldn't have any skin breakdown. She also has a Foley catheter so not having the combination of urine and feces reduced the chances of skin breakdown and rash/redness. We were able to bring home from the hospital, several packages of the adult wipes that have skin barrier protection in them but they were used up with a few days. Packages of adults wipes are very costly. The baby wipes I purchased were a great price at $10.99 for 6 individual reclosing packs (90 wipes in each). I bought 2 boxes. I will buy them again-they are great. (No flushing of course).
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I use baby wipes on my grandma. I buy them in bulk for natural sensitive skin. I use two so that nothing gets to my skin but they work wonderful and leave her smelling clean and fresh. It took care of the odor that was on her skin after a bowel movement and also took care of the diaper rash she had for a while since now she's not being left unwiped. I just keep a diaper genie next to the toilet. My grandma doesn't use it but I do for her pants after an accident or when changing them for day and night and I put the baby wipes in there (since you can't flush those). They are also great for putting on her diaper cream which I use for nighttime protecting her skin from becoming chapped.
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I use both the adult and baby wipes on my elderly sensitive skin. Both seem to work well and come in two sizes
When I had babies I don't recall using wipes just the good old wash cloth and warm water, but then my diapers were all cloth too. Do what works for you and your budget.
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pfontes yup I use those too
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We found that the baby wipes are too small. They made flushable adult wipes (found them in the adult diaper section) made for elderly skin and are much larger - which works perfectly.
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@bidetsprayerman In the interest of full disclosure, you do potentially have something to gain by getting people interested in buying bidets, correct? Your username suggests a strong interest in bidets, and I note that your profile contains nothing but a link to a commercial website that sells bidets and criticism about not being receptive to new ideas. Just want others to be aware of this when considering your comments.
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Oh before I forget this was taken from MEDICATION
POLICY FOR
DOMICILIARY CARE
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Of course I have deliberately NOT used the one you have mentioned nor would I dream of using any bidet spray that acted like a mini power enema on another person. Possibly because it would incur serious legal problems.......Care Workers must not carry out any invasive, clinical or nursing procedures, such as administering injections, enemas or pessaries.

It is not me who needs to get my facts straight
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Actually, I have two of the warm water Aquaus hand held bidet for faucet. And they have 8ft hoses or you can buy a model with a 10ft hose. Nice units.
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Most homes have water pressure of at least 50 psi. That's enough to blow out the colon and then some. Very bad idea.
I do love the faucet bidet though, because it has warm water adjustment. On the outside of the skin only.
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you can use the spray like a mini-power enema to shoot some water up inside. Only if you're planning on calling the doctor out to deal with the problems that doing that to a frail elderly person it could well cause. Mind you, you could sue the company and get them to pay for the trouble - not that that will solve the distress caused
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Oops. I don't like to be the dissenting voice but it isn't recommended. Babies' skins are sensitive, but elderly skin is fragile - they need different kinds of gentleness, apparently. There are lots of good kinds available online - most of the major adult diaper manufacturers also make suitable wipes.
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Rainmom, never thought about using the baby-wipes to remove makeup... I will have to try that because there are nights when I am just too tired to wash my face to get the makeup off :P
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Love baby wipes! If you get the all natural types they are even good for removing make up. The Costco Kirkland brand baby wipes are good - larger than most and sturdy with an almost cloth-like feel.
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Same here, I also use them for myself.
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Just make sure they know not to flush them!!
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Yes! I do!
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