Activities of Daily Living (ADL's)
Activities of Daily Living fall into six categories: Bathing, Dressing, Eating, Mobility, Toileting, and Transferring. Lets explore Bathing!
The ability to safely shower, bathe, or sponge bath for the purpose of maintaining adequate hygiene. The task of Bathing consists of the following components:
Getting in and out of the bathtub or shower
Physically turning on and off the faucets and adjusting the water temperature as desired.
Determining the proper water temperature
Washing and drying self off