Caregiving for senior citizens with Alzheimer’s disease involves monitoring their bathroom routine, making sure they are going regularly and in a cleanly manner. Keeping the bathroom, urinal bottles, rugs, clothes and furniture clean is important for reducing the risk of skin irritation and infections. Our toileting hygiene products will help in this area.
Attack the odor
Sometimes, people with Alzheimer’s may not have the awareness to go to the bathroom when they need to, and accidents can occur. No matter how much cleaning you do, odors tend to remain in fabrics and other surfaces, such as tile and carpet flooring. The SUNzyme Organic Stain and Odor Control is a completely natural blend of bacterial strains that eat away tough stains and strong odors. This non-toxic formula has a neutral pH and can be used at full strength or diluted with water. It’s especially useful for eliminating those stubborn odors in urinal bottles and catheter bags but can also be used on walls, concrete, commodes and other water-safe surfaces.
We also sell the SUNzyme Natural Odor Eliminator Spray, which can be sprayed toward the ceiling to neutralize odors in the general environment. This unscented spray is made of natural oils that combine with odors at a molecular level to neutralize them as opposed to masking them. Don’t simply cover up odors by shooting more smells into the air, as many air fresheners do. Attack the problem at the source. This item can also be bought in a case of twelve.
Cleaning bedside commodes made easy
Many senior citizens with Alzheimer’s use commode pails and/or urinals at their bedside at night. This prevents them from getting lost trying to find the bathroom in the dark, which can increase the likelihood of an accident.
For this situation, consider our Cleanis Carebag Commode Liners. These are commode pail liners that keep the pail from being soiled. Place the GelMax pad in the liner to absorb fluids into a gel-like substance. This makes clean-up easier. Close the bag with the pull-tie closure, toss in the garbage, and your done!
Use a urinal bottle that won’t spill
With urinals, spills are common and result in wet beds and clothes and skin irritation. The URSEC Spillproof Male Urinal is the smart way to go. Fluid goes in but doesn’t spill back out thanks to the handy anti-reflux mechanism.
Too often, toileting cleanliness is ignored. Indeed, it can be difficult to achieve a clean, odor free environment, but these items will empower you to achieve a higher level of cleanliness.