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Personal Care

Plan Highlights:

  • Alarm Clock
  • Bathing
  • Shampooing
  • Daily Hair Care
  • Teeth and gums
  • Deodorant
  • Wearing clean clothes
  • Shaving
  • Nail care
  • Foot care
  • Ear care
  • Prosthetic devices
  • Wears appropriate clothes
  • Menstrual cycle
  • Maintains supply of grooming products
  • Prescription medication
  • Medi-cal benefits
  • Skin care
  • Hair appliances
  • Non-prescription medication
  • Obtaining medical treatment

We provide instruction and support in addressing the client's grooming skills, maintaining appropriate attire and dental hygiene in accordance with regular dental care.

Clients who are receiving this service are given assistance or are instructed on how to properly groom themselves appropriately including the use of body care, hair care and dental hygiene products and maintaining an appropriate supply of these products.

Depending on the needs of the client, we also provide assistance and instruction on the proper use and acquisition of prosthetic devices.

Our counselors will explain how to properly handle and use both prescription and non-prescription medication in the correct dosage and intervals. We provide instruction on how the client can obtain medical treatment and provide assistance if necessary.

Based on the assessment, sexual awareness information is also introduced to the client as well as the proper use of contraceptives and the importance of using them.

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