You may want to consider what being comfortable and cared for means to you.
You may have difficulty communicating, if this happens you may wish to name the person who should speak on your behalf.
If you have difficulty seeing, are short or long-sighted, please add to the statement below.
If you have difficulty hearing please add to the statement below.
If you need assistance with walking or getting out of bed, please add this to the statement below.
Food and drink
This may include food and drink that you prefer, like or dislike, food allergies or sensitivities, the times you prefer to eat, and / or swallowing difficulties associated with particular types of food.
Clothing and washing
Your preferences for your appearance and clothing, including if you like to wear make up.
Your preferences for bathing, showering or washing - you may have a specific routine or preferences around washing. For example, you may use different coloured or sized towels for different things, or you may have preferences for soap or shower gel and body lotions.
Any allergies and sensitivities you have - including things that may irritate the skin or affect your breathing.
Respect, privacy and dignity
You may like to consider what respect means to you and this may include how you would like to be addressed.
You may like to consider what privacy means to you, and how any wish for privacy should be respected. This may include if you might prefer a male or female carer should you need assistance with personal care.
You may wish to describe what dignity means to you. For example if you were to experience incontinence of urine, incontinence of faeces, inability to feed yourself, inability to maintain adequate hydration, or inability to dress yourself.
Other preferences and wishes
You have completed this section. However, if you have additional wishes relating to your personal care, please select 'Add Statement' under 'Document Builder'.