• G.M. G.M.
    July 21, 2009
    What health and safety issues come from wearing adult diapers?
    G.M. G.M.
    July 21, 2009

    My daughter is 36 years old and can't bear weight, walk or stand. When she was 5 years old she would tell me she wanted to use the toilet so I and everyone who's taken care of her has put her on a toilet when she asked. We used diapers at night and when we were traveling. Now, she is in an adult home for people with disabilities and their rule is that they won't lift over 50 pounds so she is reduced to using diapers all day long. Workers there have consoled her with it's O.K. and not to be embarrassed and that it's not being like a baby. So she doesn't mind a bit to wet and then they change her pretty soon after. It seems to me that it is more a matter of company policies and convenience for staff rather than being for the good of my daughter who is mentally young, and has cerebral palsey too. It seems a shame to make a person who can tell you when they need to go, wet themselves. My question is: Is there any health and saftey issues that come from wearing these adult diapers, asside from skin breakdown?

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