Bathing without a Battle: Available Free Online
The award-winning, evidence-based "Bathing Without a Battle" training on person-centered bathing for people with dementia is now accessible online free of charge. The training includes modules on practical approaches to showering, tub bathing, in-room bathing, hair washing and more. The training can be accessed through the Bathing Without a Battle website. Culture change champion Joanne Rader (based in Oregon) is one of the authors of the original book.
Also check out "Mouth Care Without a Battle," a well-developed companion training available on DVD (fee includes contact hours for CNAs and nurses). Did you know that recent research indicates that half of all nursing home-acquired pneumonia can be prevented with good mouth care?