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Taking a shower

 

Tips to shower safety after stroke

  • Install grab bars around sides of the shower or bathtub
  • Use a shower bench in the shower
  • Use a washcloth to clean your back
  • Use liquid soap instead of a bar

 

Watch the video to learn more tips: 

Video credit: Heart and Stroke Foundation

 

What are some tools that make showering safer?

Bath seat with back rest

Bath seat with back rest

Transfer bench with back rest

Non-slip bath mat

Grab bars