Poster Session  |   November 2018
Feasibility of an Automated Bidet System to Decrease Caregiver Burden: A Randomized Wait-List Control Pilot Trial
Author Affiliations
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Feasibility of an Automated Bidet System to Decrease Caregiver Burden: A Randomized Wait-List Control Pilot Trial
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515245p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO4025
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515245p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO4025
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

Informal caregivers provide critical care for older adults but receive little to no training or support, especially with toileting. Preliminary results suggest that an automated bidet system is acceptable and feasible, can improve caregiver outcomes, and has potential to reduce caregiver burden.

Primary Author and Speaker: Rebecca Bollinger

Contributing Authors: Emily Somerville, Marian Keglovits, Susan Stark