Hand Washing and Sensory Difficulties
About CourseDuring this course, you can learn a number of methods to ensure that hand washing is both an effective, rewarding and necessary part of day for all.
Effective hand washing is a necessary self help skill, essential for personal hygiene and infection control. Sensory integration or processing difficulties can make washing hands a difficult part of the day, which can lead to discomfort and anxiety. Sensory processing difficulties can affect the way you process the smell, touch, sounds, and visual information. Processing difficulties may also affect balance, and the coordination needed in order to carry out effective hand washing.
During this course, you can learn a number of methods to ensure that hand washing is both an effective, rewarding and necessary part of day for all.
What Will I Learn?
- Develop an understanding of the NHS guidelines that have emerged due to the spread of COVID-19
- Learn about sensory processing difficulties
- Develop an understanding of why hand washing may be aversive for some
- Learn new ways to encourage hand washing, making it a positive experience