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1As regards the personal hygiene of the person cared for—
(b)cleaning teeth (whether or not they are artificial) by means of a brush or dental floss and (in the case of artificial teeth) by means of soaking;
(c)providing assistance in rinsing the mouth;
(d)keeping finger nails and toe nails trimmed;
(e)assisting the person with going to the toilet or with using a bedpan or other receptacle;
(f)where the person is fitted with a catheter or stoma, providing such assistance as is requisite to ensure cleanliness and that the skin is kept in a favourable hygienic condition;
(g)where the person is incontinent—
(i)the consequential making of the person’s bed and consequential changing and laundering of the person’s bedding and clothing; and
(ii)caring for the person’s skin to ensure that it is not adversely affected.
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