Question 06 - Washing and bathing General Does your condition(s) mean you do not wash or bathe as regularly? Do you need to sit down in the shower – either because you cannot physically stand or because your medication causes you to feel lightheaded? Do you require any adaptions, such as a stool, bath board or handrails? If you do not have adaptions, do you balance on bathroom fittings? (e.g. holding the sink or edge of the bath) Do you need reminding to wash or bathe? Do you need someone to stay nearby to supervise in case of a fall? Are you able to wash your hair and all parts of your body? Relating to EB Does someone have to help you bathe or remove dressings in the bath or shower? How long does it take to wash your skin, including rest periods and time spent checking for blisters/infections? Do you have to apply any special creams or ointments during or after your bath or shower? Do you have to do anything special to dry after a bath or shower? (e.g. pat dry) Who helps and how long does it take, including rest periods? Do you have to use any special fabrics or soft towels? Do you require pain relief during or after your bath or shower? Does removing and changing your dressings cause you pain and distress?