An 88 year old client is being assisted by the nurse while. The client has arthritis and an unsteady gait. The nurse is assisting the client with a partial bath. The client asks the nurse why a bath is necessary.
a. why is a partial bath more appropriate than a dailybath for this client?
b. what benefits should the nurse share with the client about bathing?
c. what are the types of soaps, bath oils, and skin care products that can be used by the client?