Cleansing the face and body without water. When should you do it and what products should you use?

Caring for someone who is elderly, bedridden, ill, has a disability or has had surgery is a challenge, especially if you don't have much experience in this area. Among the most difficult tasks is maintaining the hygiene of the patient who spends long periods of time in their bed. Are you wondering how to wash your patient without getting the bed sheets wet? Learn more about cleansing products that do not require water and see when they should be used.


In order to correctly cleanse a severely ill person without water while respecting the dignity and privacy of him or her, you must first prepare yourself properly. It's not enough to simply learn the techniques for washing the face and body. You also need to collect the right products whose ingredients will help you remove dirt and keep the patient’s skin in good condition. 


Cleansing without water – advantages and disadvantages

State-of-the-art products that allow to cleanse the patient's face, body and hair without using water are a big help to caregivers. Using such products has many benefits:

However, when choosing bed bath products that do not require water, bear in mind that it will involve changing the patient's habits. Therefore, it is advisable to patiently explain each step of the daily hygiene routine to help the patient become accustomed to the new method. 


Cleansing without water – what products should you use?

To many people, washing the body and hair without using water seems unhygienic. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Due to their specially designed formulas, the Seni Care products make skin and hair washing easy, safe and – most importantly – effective. You can choose from:

In order to quickly cleanse the skin without using water, you can also choose wet wipes which do not require rinsing. You can use them to wipe the hands and face at mealtimes and to cleanse the body and intimate areas throughout the day.

Our products have been dermatologically tested and are endorsed by the Polish Society of Gerontology – you can rest assured that they will not irritate your patient's sensitive skin. 


Products that do not require rinsing – when should you use them?

No-rinse products can be used to cleanse the body and hair of any person who spends long periods of time in their bed and cannot meet their hygiene needs on their own. They are particularly recommended for:


However, you should not completely stop traditional washing with water – continue giving your patient baths, showers, or wash them in their bed. Cleansing body and hair without water should be an alternative solution, for example on days when you don't have time for a lengthy hygiene routine. This will allow you to complete your tasks quickly and give you time to attend to other, equally important matters. 

Products that do not require water are a big help while caring for a patient who spends long periods of time in their bed. Use them to complete your everyday tasks with ease and finally have a moment to yourself. See for yourself!

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