“Infection control” waterless bathing of bedridden and dependent patient
This single use, pre-moistened wash glove is designed to deliver a complete bathing of bedridden or dependent patient.
Aqua® Total hygiene waterless wash glove allows complete, hygienic bathing without water, soap, rinsing, drying and accessories use (pitcher, bowls, towel …).
Aqua® Total Hygiene waterless wash glove is:
- Made of a very resistant, non-woven embossed material, extremely soft
- Pre-moistened on both sides with a hypoallergenic cleansing lotion*
- Dermatologically tested: it doesn’t contain paraben, alcohol nor soap
- Lined with an inner waterproof film, protecting the hand of the caregiver from soiling while minimizing the risk of contamination.
- Ready to use: it can also be heated in the microwave oven for more comfort.
It can be used by nurses, nursing assistants, home caregiver or families for which constitutes a considerable asset.
* formulated to minimize allergic reactions
A complete and fast bathing:
> Without use of water nor soap
> Without basin, rinsing nor drying
> Delicate to the skin
> Secured with the internal protective liner
- Recommended for:
- Retirement home
- Ideal for bedridden, weak, immunodepressed or incontinent patients, or those who are reluctant to bath:
- Intensive and palliative care
- Routinely for patients in isolation or in the event of epidemics.
- In case of incontinence: makes it possible to carry out a “small bath”
- In case of decubitus: limits risks of skin irritation
- Hospital :
- Intensive care
- Palliative care
- Home care
- Retirement homes
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Publications and recommendations
A study has evaluated “the use of disposable gloves for bathing bedridden patients” and concluded: “Beyond the primary objective of the method, which is to reduce the risk of propagating infection, there is therefore a certain desirability in the use of disposable gloves.”
Delpech, Laura; Dubaele, JM; Dupuis, C; Guyot, F; Evrard, MP; Ducrocq, MA; Dubois, C; Belmekki, M Hygiènes. 2012/09; XX (4): 237-240
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