Good hygiene is good for your body and self-worth, whether independently or dependent on an assistant for personal help.  Constructive tasks with bathroom necessities, increases self-esteem and independence.  The resident becomes proactive, rather than, inactive relying on outside directions to foster the resident’s movements. 

Nonetheless, some residents experience a traumatic event requiring 24 hour care; despite independence is put on the back burner, while the resident experiences rehabilitee measurements to become self-supportive.