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As the walker rusted I would get another. Did not spend more than $3.00 for any of the walkers.
When he became more unsteady I used a shower wheel chair. I would get him out of bed using the Sit to Stand and sit him right onto the wheel chair then I would roll him into the shower. I will admit that I have an ideal situation as the shower is a roll in one without a lip or edge so rolling him in is easy.
As long as the person is cleaned well after toileting I think showers can be limited to 2 times a week.
Early on my husband did not want to change clothes he would fold the clothes he wore that day and place them by his recliner. Once he went to bed I would pick up the soiled clothes and replace them with clean ones, folded and placed where he left the soiled ones. He never had a problem with wanting to shower. I got more involved when I realized he was not doing a good job. It was at that point I went with the walker so he could hold on and I would soap him up.
(sure does put a new spin on taking a shower together when your spouse has dementia!)
It does not need rinsing and it may also be used as to shampoo hair. I have found he is more cooperative if I give him his bath in stages, not all at once but over a couple days. Whatever works!
He is away happy after the shower and usually rests, as it is exhausting for him.